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HQ No 12 Group Personnel, units and locations 1937 - 1945


[Jul 1937 | Jul 1938 | Jan 1939 | Apr 1939 | May 1939 | Dec 1939 | Jun 1941 | Jul 1942 | Dec 1943 | Jun 1944 | Jun 1945]

[1946 - 1968]

Reformed as No 12 (Fighter) Group on 1 April 1937 at RAF Uxbridge, it moved to its new HQ at Hucknall in Nottinghamshire between 8-19 May 1937.

Personnel Movements Apr - Jun 1937

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre

John H S Tyssen

 1 Apr 1937 Posted in for duty as Senior Air Staff Officer and Temporary AOC
Capt G W McCarthy  1 Apr 1937 Royal Irish Fusiliers, seconded for Personnel Staff duties
Wg Cdr

Harold M Probyn

26 Apr 1937 Posted in from RAF Depot for Air Training duties
Flt Lt W R Monro-Higgs 28 Apr 1937 Posted in from No 64 Sqn for Operations and Intelligence duties
Wg Cdr

Anthony L Paxton

17 May 1937 Posted in from CFS as Wg Cdr - Operations and Intelligence
Sqn Ldr

Leonard T Pankhurst

31 May 1937 Posted in from RAF Depot as Maintenance Liaison Officer

Source - No 12 Group ORB

Unit Movements  Apr - Jun 1937

Unit Date Notes
HQ No 12 Group 19 May 1937 Completed move from Uxbridge to Hucknall
RAF Catterick 19 May 1937 Assumed executive control from HQ No 11 Group
RAF Church Fenton 19 May 1937 Assumed executive control from HQ No 11 Group
RAF Duxford 19 May 1937 Assumed executive control from HQ No 11 Group
No 19 Sqn 19 May 1937 Assumed executive control from HQ No 11 Group
No 41 Sqn 19 May 1937 Assumed executive control from HQ No 11 Group
No 66 Sqn 19 May 1937 Assumed executive control from HQ No 11 Group
No 607 Sqn 19 May 1937 Assumed executive control from HQ No 11 Group
No 608 Sqn 19 May 1937 Assumed executive control from HQ No 11 Group
Cambridge University Air Sqn 19 May 1937 Assumed executive control from HQ No 11 Group
Duxford Station Flight 19 May 1937 Assumed executive control from HQ No 11 Group
Station Flight, Hucknall  1 Jun 1937 Formed
No 72 Sqn  1 Jun 1937 Transferred from No 11 Group
No 213 Sqn 10 Jun 1937 Transferred from No 11 Group

Source - No 12 Group ORB

July 1937

Location Command  
Hucknall, Nottinghamshire Fighter Command
  • SHQ, RAF Catterick

    • No 41 (Fighter) Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Church Fenton

    • No 72 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 213 (Fighter) Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Duxford

    • No 19 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 66 (Fighter) Squadron

    • Station Flight

  • No 25 (Fighter) Squadron - Hawkinge

  • No 64 Squadron - Martlesham Heath

  • No 607 (County of Durham) (Fighter) Squadron - Usworth

  • No 608 (North Riding) (Fighter) Squadron - Thornaby

 

Rank Name Date Notes
Air Staff
A/Cdre

John H S Tyssen

 1 Apr 1937 Senior Air Staff Officer and Temporary AOC, MC; later AVM
Wg Cdr

Harold M Probyn

26 Apr 1937 DSO; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr

Anthony L Paxton

17 May 1937 DFC; later AVM
Sqn Ldr

Leonard T Pankhurst

31 May 1937 later AVM
Flt Lt W R Monro-Higgs 28 Apr 1937  
Personnel Staff
Capt G W McCarthy  1 Apr 1937 Royal Irish Fusiliers

Source - July 1937 Air Force List

Personnel Movements Jul 1937 - Jul 1938

Rank Name Date Notes
Sqn Ldr W R Day 19 Jul 1937 Posted in from HQ No 11 Group as Chief Signals Officer
Gp Capt

Harold M Probyn

 6 Aug 1937 Assumed temporary command of No 12 Group
A/Cdre

John H S Tyssen

 6 Aug 1937 Proceeded on leave
Gp Capt

Harold M Probyn

29 Aug 1937 Relinquished temporary command of No 12 Group
A/Cdre

John H S Tyssen

29 Aug 1937 Returned from leave
Sqn Ldr

Leonard T Pankhurst

28 Sep 1937 Attached to CFS for short instrument flying course
Sqn Ldr

Leonard T Pankhurst

15 Oct 1937 Ceased to be attached to CFS for short instrument flying course
Gp Capt

Harold M Probyn

20 Oct 1937 Assumed temporary command of No 12 Group
A/Cdre

John H S Tyssen

20 Oct 1937 Proceeded on embarkation leave
Sqn Ldr V S Parker 25 Oct 1937 Posted in from No 63 Sqn for duty as Senior Personnel Staff Officer
A/Cdre

Thomas E B Howe

15 Nov 1937 Posted in from the Air Ministry as supernumerary
A/Cdre

Thomas E B Howe

19 Nov 1937 Assumed temporary command of No 12 Group
Gp Capt

Harold M Probyn

19 Nov 1937 Relinquished temporary command of No 12 Group
A/Cdre

John H S Tyssen

20 Nov 1937 Embarked on HMT Nevassa on posting as AOA, Iraq Command
A/Cdre

Thomas E B Howe

20 Nov 1937 Assumed duties of Senior Air Staff Officer and Temporary AOC
Wg Cdr

Anthony L Paxton

 1 Dec 1937 Relinquished duties of Wg Cdr - Operations and Intelligence
Wg Cdr

George E Wilson

 1 Dec 1937 Posted in from RAF Depot and assumed duties of Wg Cdr - Operations and Intelligence
A/Cdre

Thomas E B Howe

14 Dec 1937 Relinquished duties of Senior Air Staff Officer and Temporary AOC
A/Cdre

Trafford L Leigh-Mallory

14 Dec 1937 Posted in from RAF Depot and assumed duties of AOC
A/Cdre

Thomas E B Howe

15 Dec 1937 Assumed duties of Senior Air Staff Officer
Wg Cdr

Anthony L Paxton

15 Dec 1937 Posted to HQ No 6 Group pending posting to the Air Ministry
Sqn Ldr J W Turton Jones  1 Jan 1938 Posed in from No 19 Sqn as Maintenance Liaison Officer
Sqn Ldr V S Parker  1 Jan 1938 Promoted to Wg Cdr
Sqn Ldr

Leonard T Pankhurst

23 Jan 1938 Posted to RAF Staff College as a student
Wg Cdr V S Parker 24 Jan 1938 Attached to Judge Advocate-General's Department
Wg Cdr V S Parker  5 Feb 1938 Ceased to be attached to Judge Advocate-General's Department
Flt Lt W R Monro-Higgs 27 Mar 1937 Transferred to the RAFO
Flt Lt G N Snarey 20 Apr 1938 Posted in from No 3 FTS for Air Staff duties
Flt Lt Edward J Corbally 20 May 1938 Posted in from No 26 Group for Administrative duties
Plt Off C R D Stewart 25 Jun 1938 Promoted to Fg Off
LAC E Thornley  1 Jun 1938 Clerk/GD promoted to Cpl

Source - No 12 Group ORB

Unit Movements  Jul 1937 - Jul 1938

Unit Date Notes
Observer Corps (Northern Area HQ)  5 Aug 1937 Moved from Doncaster to Hucknall (HQ No 12 Group)
RAF Digby 14 Sep 1937 Transferred from No 11 Group to No 12 Group
No 25 Sqn, Hawkinge 11 Oct 1937 Transferred from No 11 Group to No 12 Group
No 64 Sqn, Martlesham Heath 11 Oct 1937 Transferred from No 11 Group to No 12 Group
No 73 Sqn  9 Nov 1937 Transferred from No 11 Group to No 12 Group
No 73 Sqn 17 Nov 1937 Transferred from No 11 Group to No 12 Group
No 25 Sqn, Hawkinge  1 Dec 1937 Transferred from No 12 Group to No 11 Group
No 23 Sqn 16 May 1938 Moved to RAF Wittering from RAF Northolt on transfer from No 11 Group
No 64 Sqn 18 May 1938 Moved to RAF Wittering from RAF Northolt
No 213 Sqn 18 May 1938 Moved to RAF Wittering from RAF Church Fenton

Source - No 12 Group ORB

July 1938

Location Command  
Hucknall, Nottinghamshire Fighter Command
  • SHQ, RAF Catterick

    • No 41 (Fighter) Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Church Fenton

    • No 72 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 64 (Fighter) Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Digby

    • No 46 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 73 (Fighter) Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Duxford

    • No 19 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 66 (Fighter) Squadron

    • Station Flight

    • Cambridge University Air Squadron

  • No 608 (North Riding) (Fighter) Squadron - Thornaby

  • SHQ, RAF Usworth

    • No 607 (County of Durham) (Fighter) Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Wittering

    • No 23 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 213 (Fighter) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre

Trafford L Leigh-Mallory

14 Dec 1937 Air Officer Commanding, DSO; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Fg Off C R D Stewart 14 Jun 1937 Pilot and Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre

Thomas E B Howe

15 Nov 1937 Senior Air Staff Officer, AFC; later A/Cdre
Gp Capt

Harold M Probyn

26 Apr 1937 DSO; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr

George E Wilson

 1 Dec 1937 later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr J W Turton Jones  1 Jan 1938 Maintenance Liaison
Sqn Ldr P J A Hume-Wright 14 Jun 1937  
Sqn Ldr F K Damant 19 Jun 1937 Maintenance Liaison, DFC
Flt Lt W R Monro-Higgs 28 Apr 1937  
Flt Lt G N Snarey 24 Mar 1938 AFC (ORB states posted in 20 Apr 1938)
Personnel Staff
Wg Cdr V S Parker 25 Oct 1937 Senior Personnel Staff Officer, DFC, AFC
Capt G W McCarthy  1 Apr 1937 Royal Irish Fusiliers
Services
Signals
Sqn Ldr W R Day 19 Jul 1937  
Flt Lt G W Gay 26 Jul 1937  
Warrant Officers
WO I E A Buck 28 Jun 1937 Personnel Staff

Source - July 1938 Air Force List

Personnel Movements Jul - Dec 1938

Rank Name Date Notes
LAC R H Bartlett  8 Jul 1938 Clerk/GD promoted to Cpl
Flt Sgt R B P Land  1 Aug 1938 Clerk/GD promoted to WO
Flt Sgt M Buckley  1 Aug 1938 Clerk/GD promoted to WO
Flt Sgt W Bennie  1 Aug 1938 Clerk/GD promoted to WO
Sgt J H Over  1 Aug 1938 Clerk/GD promoted to Flt Sgt
Flt Lt Edward J Corbally  1 Aug 1938 Promoted to Sqn Ldr
Capt G W McCarthy  1 Aug 1938 Promoted to Maj
Sqn Ldr E C Passmore 22 Aug 1938 Posted in from HQ Flight, HMS Furious for Signals duties
Flt Lt G W Gay 29 Aug 1938 Posted to HQ Maintenance Command
Cpl F Williams  1 Sep 1938 Promoted to Act (paid) Sgt
Sqn Ldr G P MacDonald 19 Sep 1939 Posted in from No 1 FTS, Leuchars for Armament duties
Plt Off R A L Knight 30 Sep 1938 Attached from RAF Wittering for Administrative duties
Flt Lt G N Snarey  5 Oct 1938 Transferred to Class 'A' of the RAFO
Sqn Ldr J W Turton Jones 15 Oct 1938 Posted to HQ Bomber Command for Air Staff (Intelligence) duties
A/Cdre

Trafford L Leigh-Mallory

 1 Nov 1938 Promoted to AVM
A/Cdre

Thomas E B Howe

30 Nov 1938 Posted to HQ No 17 Group as AOC
Sgt G Derbyshire  1 Dec 1938 ACH promoted to Flt Sgt
Sqn Ldr Kenneth B B Cross 12 Dec 1938 Posted in from RAF Duxford as Auxiliary Liaison Officer
Sqn Ldr F K Damant 19 Dec 1938 Reposted as Maintenance Liaison Officer

Source - No 12 Group ORB

Unit Movements Jul - Dec 1938

Unit Date Notes
No 603 Sqn AAF 24 Oct 1938 Transferred to No 12 Group
No 504 Sqn AAF 31 Oct 1938 Transferred to No 12 Group
No 609 Sqn AAF 14 Nov 1938 Transferred to No 12 Group
No 616 Sqn AAF 15 Nov 1938 Transferred to No 12 Group

Source - No 12 Group ORB

January 1939

Location Command  
Hucknall, Nottinghamshire Fighter Command
  • SHQ, RAF Catterick

    • No 41 (Fighter) Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Church Fenton

    • No 72 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 64 (Fighter) Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Digby

    • No 46 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 73 (Fighter) Squadron

  • No 616 (South Yorkshire) (Fighter) Squadron - Doncaster

  • SHQ, RAF Duxford

    • No 19 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 66 (Fighter) Squadron

    • Station Flight

    • Cambridge University Air Squadron

  • No 504 (County of Nottingham) (Fighter) Squadron - Hucknall

  • No 608 (North Riding) (Fighter) Squadron - Thornaby

  • No 603 (City of Edinburgh) (Fighter) Squadron - Turnhouse

  • SHQ, RAF Usworth

    • No 607 (County of Durham) (Fighter) Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Wittering

    • No 23 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 213 (Fighter) Squadron

  • No 609 (West Riding) (Fighter) Squadron - Yeadon

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre

Trafford L Leigh-Mallory

 4 Dec 1937 Air Officer Commanding, DSO; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Fg Off C R D Stewart 14 Jun 1937 Pilot and Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
Gp Capt

Harold M Probyn

26 Apr 1937 DSO; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr

George E Wilson

 1 Dec 1937 later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr Kenneth B B Cross 12 Dec 1938 Auxiliary Liaison; later ACM
Sqn Ldr P J A Hume-Wright 14 Jun 1937  
Sqn Ldr F K Damant 19 Jun 1937 Maintenance Liaison, DFC
Personnel Staff
Wg Cdr V S Parker 25 Oct 1937 Senior Personnel Staff Officer, DFC, AFC
Sqn Ldr

Edward J Corbally

20 Jun 1937 Administrative Duties; later AVM
Capt G W McCarthy  1 Apr 1937 Royal Irish Fusiliers
Services
Armament
Sqn Ldr G P MacDonald 19 Sep 1939
Signals
Sqn Ldr W R Day 19 Jul 1937  
Sqn Ldr E C Passmore 22 Aug 1938  
Warrant Officers
WO E A Buck 28 Jun 1937 Personnel Staff
WO M Buckley 27 May 1938 Administrative
WO W Bennie 30 May 1938 Air Staff
WO R B P Land 27 May 1938 Air Staff

Source - January 1939 Air Force List

Personnel Movements Dec 1938 - Apr 1939

Rank Name Date Notes
Gp Capt

Harry G Smart

20 Dec 1938 Posted in for duty as SASO
Cpl E Fanshaw  1 Jan 1939 Clerk/GD, promoted to Act (paid) Sgt
AC2 E Campbell  1 Jan 1939 ACH, reclassified to AC1
LAC A H Jenkins  1 Feb 1939 Clerk/GD, promoted to Cpl
LAC A Hughes  1 Feb 1939 Clerk/GD, promoted to Cpl
Cpl E Sankey  1 Feb 1939 Clerk/GD, promoted to Act (paid) Sgt
Plt Off R Miller 22 Feb 1939 Attached, pending posting as PA to AOC
AC2 A Dormer 24 Feb 1939 Reclassified to AC1
Wg Cdr A D H Foster 28 Feb 1938 Posted in as Chief Signals Officer
Plt Off R Miller  1 Mar 1939 Assumed duties as PA to AOC
Sqn Ldr W R Day  1 Mar 1939 Posted to No 1 MU, Kidbrooke
LAC M Jones  1 Mar 1939 Clerk/GD, promoted to Cpl
LAC H Hounam  1 Mar 1939 Clerk/GD, promoted to Cpl
LAC R Acton  1 Mar 1939 Clerk/GD, promoted to Cpl
AC1 L Greenbury  1 Mar 1939 ACH, reclassified to LAC
AC1 C Holmes  1 Mar 1939 ACH, reclassified to LAC
Fg Off C R D Stewart  6 Mar 1939 Posted to No 46 Sqn for flying duties

Source - No 12 Group ORB

Unit Movements Dec 1938 - Apr 1939

Unit Date Notes
HQ No 13 Group 13 Mar 1939 Formed at Hucknall and attached to HQ No 12 Group
No 608 Sqn AAF 18 Mar 1939 Transferred to No 13 Group

Source - No 12 Group ORB

April 1939

Location Command  
Hucknall, Nottinghamshire Fighter Command
  • No 602 (City of Glasgow) (Fighter) Squadron - Abbotsinch

  • SHQ, RAF Catterick

    • No 41 (Fighter) Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Church Fenton

    • No 72 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 64 (Fighter) Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Digby

    • No 46 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 73 (Fighter) Squadron

  • No 616 (South Yorkshire) (Fighter) Squadron - Doncaster

  • SHQ, RAF Duxford

    • No 19 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 66 (Fighter) Squadron

    • Station Flight

    • Cambridge University Air Squadron

  • No 610 (County of Chester) (Fighter) Squadron - Hooton Park

  • SHQ Hucknall

    • No 504 (County of Nottingham) (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 1 Ferry Pilots' Pool

  • No 611 (West Lancashire) (Fighter) Squadron - Speke

  • No 608 (North Riding) (Fighter) Squadron - Thornaby

  • SHQ Turnhouse

    • No 603 (City of Edinburgh) (Fighter) Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Usworth

    • No 607 (County of Durham) (Fighter) Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Wittering

    • No 23 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 213 (Fighter) Squadron

  • No 609 (West Riding) (Fighter) Squadron - Yeadon

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre

Trafford L Leigh-Mallory

 4 Dec 1937 Air Officer Commanding, DSO; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Fg Off C R D Stewart 14 Jun 1937 Pilot and Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
Gp Capt

Harry G Smart

20 Dec 1938 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE, DFC, AFC; later AVM
Gp Capt

Harold M Probyn

26 Apr 1937 DSO; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr

George E Wilson

 1 Dec 1937 later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr Kenneth B B Cross 12 Dec 1938 Auxiliary Liaison; later ACM
Sqn Ldr P J A Hume-Wright 14 Jun 1937  
Sqn Ldr F K Damant 19 Jun 1937 Maintenance Liaison, DFC
Sqn Ldr

Edward J Corbally

20 Jun 1937 Administrative Duties; later AVM
Personnel Staff
Wg Cdr V S Parker 25 Oct 1937 Senior Personnel Staff Officer, DFC, AFC
Capt G W McCarthy  1 Apr 1937 Royal Irish Fusiliers
Services
Armament
Sqn Ldr G P MacDonald 19 Sep 1939
Signals
Wg Cdr A D H Foster 28 Feb 1938  
Sqn Ldr E C Passmore 22 Aug 1938  
Warrant Officers
WO E A Buck 28 Jun 1937 Personnel Staff
WO W Bennie 30 May 1938 Air Staff
WO R B P Land 27 May 1938 Air Staff

Source - April 1939 Confidential Air Force List

May 1939

Location Command  
Hucknall, Nottinghamshire Fighter Command
  • No 602 (City of Glasgow) (Fighter) Squadron - Abbotsinch

  • SHQ, RAF Catterick

    • No 41 (Fighter) Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Church Fenton

    • No 72 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 64 (Fighter) Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Digby

    • No 46 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 73 (Fighter) Squadron

  • No 616 (South Yorkshire) (Fighter) Squadron - Doncaster

  • SHQ, RAF Duxford

    • No 19 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 66 (Fighter) Squadron

    • Station Flight

    • Cambridge University Air Squadron

  • No 610 (County of Chester) (Fighter) Squadron - Hooton Park

  • SHQ Hucknall

    • No 504 (County of Nottingham) (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 1 Ferry Pilots' Pool

  • No 611 (West Lancashire) (Fighter) Squadron - Speke

  • No 608 (North Riding) (Fighter) Squadron - Thornaby

  • SHQ Turnhouse

    • No 603 (City of Edinburgh) (Fighter) Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Usworth

    • No 607 (County of Durham) (Fighter) Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Wittering

    • No 23 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 213 (Fighter) Squadron

  • No 609 (West Riding) (Fighter) Squadron - Yeadon

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre

Trafford L Leigh-Mallory

 4 Dec 1937 Air Officer Commanding, DSO; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Plt Off R Miller  1 Mar 1939 Pilot and Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre

Harry G Smart

20 Dec 1938 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE, DFC, AFC; later AVM
Gp Capt

Harold M Probyn

26 Apr 1937 DSO; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr

George E Wilson

 1 Dec 1937 later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr Kenneth B B Cross 12 Dec 1938 Auxiliary Liaison; later ACM
Sqn Ldr P J A Hume-Wright 14 Jun 1937  
Sqn Ldr F K Damant 19 Jun 1937 Maintenance Liaison, DFC
Sqn Ldr

Edward J Corbally

20 Jun 1937 Administrative Duties; later AVM
Personnel Staff
Wg Cdr V S Parker 25 Oct 1937 Senior Personnel Staff Officer, DFC, AFC
Capt G W McCarthy  1 Apr 1937 Royal Irish Fusiliers
Services
Armament
Sqn Ldr G P MacDonald 19 Sep 1939
Signals
Wg Cdr A D H Foster 28 Feb 1930  
Sqn Ldr E C Passmore 22 Aug 1938  
Warrant Officers
WO E A Buck 28 Jun 1937 Personnel Staff
WO R B P Land 27 May 1938 Air Staff

Source - May 1939 Confidential Air Force List

Personnel Movements Apr - Dec 1939

Rank Name Date Notes
AC2 A Pickering  1 Apr 1939 Wireless Operator, reclassified to AC1
AC2 R Lewington  1 Apr 1939 Wireless Operator, reclassified to AC1
LAC A Simpson  1 Apr 1939 Clerk/GD, promoted to Cpl
WO A Bennie 14 Apr 1939 Discharged from RAF to a Pension
AC1 C W Scott  1 May 1939 ACH, reclassified to LAC
AC1 J J Ewen  1 May 1939 ACH, reclassified to LAC
WO A G Peters  3 May 1939 Posted in from RAF Cranwell for Signals duties
Flt Sgt S MacKenzie  8 May 1939 Posted in for Air Staff duties
LAC C Holmes  1 Jun 1939 ACH, promoted to Cpl
Act Sgt F Williams  5 Jun 1939 Confirmed in the rank of Sgt wef 1 Sep 1938
Act Sgt K H Sayers  5 Jun 1939 Confirmed in the rank of Sgt wef 1 Sep 1938
Cpl E Thornley 22 Jun 1939 Clerk/GD transferred to Class 'E' Reserve
Fg Off W G Lawrence 23 Jun 1939 Posted in for Signals duties on appointment to a Permanent Commission
Cpl A Plunkett 23 Jun 1939 Clerk/GD posted in for duty as Shorthand Typist to AOC
Sqn Ldr Wilfred L Freebody 25 Jun 1939 Posted in for Engineer duties
Flt Lt H F Burton 26 Jun 1939 Posted in for Operations duties
Flt Sgt S MacKenzie 26 Jun 1939 Clerk/GD, promoted to Act (unpaid) WO
Sqn Ldr P J A Hume-Wright  1 Jul 1939 Promoted to Wg Cdr
Act WO S MacKenzie  1 Jul 19399 Clerk/GD, promoted to WO
Fg Off O D Norwood  8 Jul 1939 Posted in for 'P' Staff duties
AC2 L Jones 17 Jul 1939 ACH, reclassified as AC1
Gp Capt H O Long 24 Jul 1939 Posted in for Air Training duties
Gp Capt

Harold M Probyn

27 Jul 1939 Posted to HQ No 11 Group
AC1 G T Hall  4 Aug 1939 ACH, reclassified to LAC wef 1 Jun 1939
AC2 L Jones  4 Aug 1939 ACH, reclassified to AC1 wef 1 Jun 1939
Plt Off J A P Studd  5 Aug 1939 Posted in for duty as PA to AOC
AC1 W Williams 15 Aug 1939 ACH, reclassified to LAC wef 1 May 1939
AC1 C Darley 18 Aug 1939 ACH, reclassified to LAC wef 1 Aug 1939
Fg Off W G Lawrence 21 Aug 1939 Posted in for Signals Staff duties
LAC L Greenbury 23 Aug 1939 ACH, promoted to Cpl wef 1 Jun 1939
Flt Lt O D Norwood  1 Sep 1939 Posted in for Personnel Staff duties
12 x RAFVR Officers  1 Sep 1939 Called up for war service
Hon Wg Cdr (Plt Off) (VR) N Wood  6 Sep 1939 Promoted to Act Wg Cdr as Staff Officer - Operations, Operations Room
Plt Off (VR) J W Richards  6 Sep 1939 Promoted to Act Flt Lt for Operations duties
Plt Off (VR) J A Shaw  6 Sep 1939 Promoted to Act Flt Lt for Operations duties
Plt Off (VR) R A Drewitt  6 Sep 1939 Promoted to Act Flt Lt for Operations duties
Plt Off (VR) R W Jeffries  6 Sep 1939 Promoted to Act Flt Lt for Operations duties (Lost Raids)
Plt Off (VR) H Rothery  6 Sep 1939 Promoted to Act Flt Lt for Intelligence duties
Plt Off (VR) D S Rapson  6 Sep 1939 Promoted to Act Flt Lt for Codes and Cypher duties
Plt Off (VR) W E Taylor  6 Sep 1939 Promoted to Act Flt Lt for Codes and Cypher duties
Plt Off (VR) G R E Hayter  7 Sep 1939 Promoted to Act Flt Lt for Operations duties (Lost Raids)
Plt Off (VR) L Henshall  7 Sep 1939 Promoted to Act Flt Lt for Administrative duties
Flt Lt H F Burton  7 Sep 1939 Posted to No 66 Sqn for flying duties
Fg Off (AAF) C R Pritchard 12 Sep 1939 Promoted to Act Sqn Ldr for Operations duties
Plt Off (VR) A E G Roberts 13 Sep 1939 Promoted to Act Flt Lt for Operations duties (Lost Raids)
Sqn Ldr F V Beamish 13 Sep 1939 Posted to No 504 Sqn as OC
Wg Cdr P J A Hume-Wright 19 Sep 1939 Posted to No 108 Sqn, Bicester as OC wef 18 Sep 1940
Plt Off J J B Rutter 29 Sep 1939 Posted in for Personnel Staff duties
Fg Off J C Guthrie  2 Oct 1939 Ceased to be attached to HQ No 12 Group
Plt Off H C Lavers  6 Oct 1939 Posted to No 72 Wing wef 5 Oct 1939
Plt Off J J B Rutter  6 Oct 1939 Posted to HQ No 13 Group for Personnel Staff duties
Plt Off (VR) L Henshall  7 Oct 1939 Posted in for Administrative duties
Sqn Ldr The Earl of Lincoln 11 Oct 1939 Posted in from No 616 Sqn wef 22 Sep 1939
Wg Cdr V S Parker 16 Oct 1939 Posted to RAF Wittering
Fg Off C Masters 16 Oct 1939 Attached to Anti-Gas School wef 15 Oct 1939 whilst attending No 4 War Course
A/Cdre William B Callaway 16 Oct 1939 Posted in from No 18 Group as supernumerary
Plt Off N K Lawton 23 Oct 1939 Posted to HQ No 13 Group wef 21 Oct 1939
A/Cdre William B Callaway 26 Oct 1939 Posted in from supernumerary for duty as SASO
Sqn Ldr F K Damant 30 Oct 1939 Reposted to HQ No 12 Group for Air Staff (AAF Liaison) duties
Sqn Ldr Kenneth B B Cross  3 Nov 1939 Posted to No 46 Sqn as OC wef 30 Oct 1939
Flt Lt L S Potter 18 Nov 1939 Posted to RAF Debden wef 17 Nov 1939
Flt Lt L H Sagar 18 Nov 1939 Posted in for Operations Room duties
Act Flt Lt D S Rapson 20 Nov 1939 Relinquishes the acting rank of Flt Lt reverting to Fg Off
Act Flt Lt G R E Hayter 20 Nov 1939 Relinquishes the acting rank of Flt Lt reverting to Fg Off
Act Flt Lt W E Taylor 20 Nov 1939 Relinquishes the acting rank of Flt Lt reverting to Fg Off
Act Flt Lt A E G Roberts 20 Nov 1939 Relinquishes the acting rank of Flt Lt reverting to Fg Off
Act Flt Lt E W Jeffreys 20 Nov 1939 Relinquishes the acting rank of Flt Lt reverting to Plt Off
Flt Lt L H Sagar 22 Nov 1939 Posted to RAF Wittering
Fg Off A N E Hall 22 Nov 1939 Posted to RAF Debden for Operations Room duties
Plt Off W G Moore 24 Nov 1939 Posted in for Meteorological duties wef 23 Nov 1939
Plt Off D MacLaren 30 Nov 1939 Posted in wef 29 Nov 1939
Plt Off D MacLaren 13 Dec 1939 Posted to RAF Hucknall for Station Defence Office duties wef 9 Dec 1939
Fg Off C Masters 14 Dec 1939 Posted to No 1 Air Armament School for No 4 Air Gunners Course
Plt Off T A Mason 14 Dec 1939 Posted in from No 610 Sqn AAF for Operations duties wef 30 Oct 1939
Plt Off F B Jeffries 19 Dec 1939 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Sqn Ldr for Admin Personnel duties wef 1 Dec 1939
Plt Off E Swale 19 Dec 1939 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Flt Lt for Intelligence duties wef 14 Nov 1939
Plt Off C H Mathias 19 Dec 1939 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Flt Lt for Intelligence duties wef 14 Nov 1939
Act Sqn Ldr H Rothery 19 Dec 1939 Promoted to Act (paid) Sqn Ldr wef 2 Dec 1939
Act Sqn Ldr T A Mason 19 Dec 1939 Promoted to Act (paid) Sqn Ldr wef 2 Dec 1939
Act Flt Lt E Swale 19 Dec 1939 Promoted to Act (paid) Flt Lt wef 4 Dec 1939
Act Flt Lt C H Mathias 19 Dec 1939 Promoted to Act (paid) Flt Lt wef 4 Dec 1939
Plt Off G W E Gouriet 21 Dec 1939 Posted to RAF Staff College for No 1 War Course
Act Sqn Ldr F B Jeffries 19 Dec 1939 Promoted to Act (paid) Sqn Ldr wef 22 Dec 1939

Source - No 12 Group ORB

Unit Movements May - Dec 1939

Unit Date Notes
HQ No 13 Group  1 Aug 1939 Opened at Newcastle
RAF Catterick  1 Aug 1939 Transferred from No 12 Group to No 13 Group
No 41 Sqn, RAF Catterick  1 Aug 1939 Transferred from No 12 Group to No 13 Group
RAF Church Fenton  1 Aug 1939 Transferred from No 12 Group to No 13 Group
No 72 Sqn, RAF Church Fenton  1 Aug 1939 Transferred from No 12 Group to No 13 Group
No 64 Sqn, RAF Church Fenton  1 Aug 1939 Transferred from No 12 Group to No 13 Group
RAF Turnhouse  1 Aug 1939 Transferred from No 12 Group to No 13 Group
No 603 Sqn AAF, RAF Turnhouse  1 Aug 1939 Transferred from No 12 Group to No 13 Group
RAF Usworth  1 Aug 1939 Transferred from No 12 Group to No 13 Group
No 607 Sqn AAF, RAF Usworth  1 Aug 1939 Transferred from No 12 Group to No 13 Group
RAF Yeadon  1 Aug 1939 Transferred from No 12 Group to No 13 Group
No 609 Sqn, RAF Yeadon  1 Aug 1939 Transferred from No 12 Group to No 13 Group
RAF Abootsinch  1 Aug 1939 Transferred from No 12 Group to No 13 Group
No 602 Sqn AAF, RAF Abbotsinch  1 Aug 1939 Transferred from No 12 Group to No 13 Group
RAF Debden 15 Aug 1939 Transferred from No 11 Group to No 12 Group
No 29 Sqn, RAF Debden 15 Aug 1939 Transferred from No 11 Group to No 12 Group
No 85 Sqn, RAF Debden 15 Aug 1939 Transferred from No 11 Group to No 12 Group
No 87 Sqn, RAF Debden 15 Aug 1939 Transferred from No 11 Group to No 12 Group
No 15 Company, WAAF 29 Aug 1939 Formed at Group HQ
No 222 Sqn  4 Oct 1939 Commenced forming
No 229 Sqn  4 Oct 1939 Commenced forming
No 19 Sqn 20 Oct 1939 Moved from RAF Duxford to RAF Catterick
No 504 Sqn 23 Oct 1939 Returned to RAF Debden from RAF Digby
No 616 Sqn 23 Oct 1939 Moved from RAF Doncaster from RAF Leconfield
No 19 Sqn 27 Oct 1939 Moved from RAF Catterick to RAF Duxford
'A' Flight, No 213 Sqn 12 Nov 1939 Returned to RAF Wittering from RAF North Coates
No 46 Sqn 12 Nov 1939 Returned to RAF Digby from RAF North Coates
1 Section, No 229 Sqn 22 Dec 1939 Declared operational
No 504 Sqn 24 Dec 1939 Proceeded to RAF Debden
No 17 Sqn 24 Dec 1939 Returned to RAF Digby

Source - No 12 Group ORB

December 1939

Location Command  
Hucknall, Nottinghamshire Fighter Command
  • SHQ RAF Aston Down

  • SHQ, RAF Debden

    • No 17 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 29 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 504 (County of Nottingham) (Fighter) Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Digby

    • No 46 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 229 Squadron

    • No 611 (West Lancashire) (Fighter) Squadron - Speke

  • SHQ, RAF Duxford

    • No 19 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 66 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 222 Squadron

  • SHQ RAF Martlesham Heath

    • No 56 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 236 Squadron

    • No 254 Squadron

    • No 264 Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Sutton Bridge

    • No 266 Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Wittering

    • No 23 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 213 (Fighter) Squadron

    • No 610 (County of Chester) (Fighter) Squadron

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre

Trafford L Leigh-Mallory

 4 Dec 1937 Air Officer Commanding, DSO; later ACM
Personal Appointment
Plt Off J A P Studd  5 Aug 1939 Pilot and Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre

Harry G Smart

20 Dec 1938 Senior Air Staff Officer, OBE, DFC, AFC; later AVM
Gp Capt H O Long 24 Jul 1939 DSO
Wg Cdr

George E Wilson

 1 Dec 1937 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr P J A Hume-Wright 14 Jun 1937  
Sqn Ldr F K Damant 19 Jun 1937 Maintenance Liaison, DFC
Sqn Ldr

Edward J Corbally

20 Jun 1937 Administrative Duties; later AVM
Sqn Ldr Kenneth B B Cross 12 Dec 1938 Auxiliary Liaison; later ACM
Fg Off H F Burton 26 Jun 1939 Navigation duties
Fg Off C G Masters 10 Sep 1939  
Plt Off J A Chubb 29 Sep 1939  
Plt Off N K Lawton 29 Sep 1939  
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr Walter J Seward 10 Oct 1939 Senior Personnel Staff Officer, later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr E S Finch 11 Sep 1939  
Maj G W McCarthy  1 Apr 1937 Royal Irish Fusiliers
Fg Off O D Norwood  8 Jul 1939 Personnel duties
Lt (Ret) R A Lidstone   RN
Lt W J Gibson   late RAF
Staffs of the Services
Armament
Sqn Ldr G P MacDonald 19 Sep 1939
Engineer
Sqn Ldr Wilfred L Freebody 25 Jun 1939 later AVM
Fg Off C H Wilson  6 Sep 1939  
Signals
Wg Cdr A D H Foster 28 Feb 1930  
Sqn Ldr E C Passmore 22 Aug 1938  
Fg Off W G Lawrence 23 Jun 1939 Commissioned Signals Officer
Medical
Wg Cdr G P O'Connell  1 Nov 1939 Senior Medical Officer, MB, BCh
Meteorological
Mr G Thornton Smith   Meteorological Officer, BA

Source - December 1939 Confidential Air Force List

Personnel Movements Jan - Dec 1940

Rank Name Date Notes
Maj B G Guy  1 Dec 1939 Attached to HQ No 12 Group
Capt J F C Marsden  1 Dec 1939 Attached to HQ No 12 Group
Capt B R Dixon  1 Dec 1939 Attached to HQ No 12 Group
Lt J R Talbot  1 Dec 1939 Attached to HQ No 12 Group
Lt J S King  1 Dec 1939 Attached to HQ No 12 Group
Lt D Hayes  1 Dec 1939 Attached to HQ No 12 Group
Plt Off N Bury  1 Dec 1930 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Flt Lt whilst holding post of Flt Lt - Operations
Plt Off J A Chubb  1 Dec 1939 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Fg Off whilst holding post of Fg Off - Operations
Plt Off N Bury  22 Dec 1939 Promoted to Act (paid) Flt Lt whilst holding post of Flt Lt - Operations
Plt Off J A Chubb  22 Dec 1939 Promoted to Act (paid) Fg Off whilst holding post of Fg Off - Operations
Act Gp Capt

George E Wilson

 1 Jan 1940 Relinquished the acting rank of Gp Capt, reverting to Wg Cdr
Gp Capt H O Long  1 Jan 1940 Reposted as Gp Capt - Operations
Wg Cdr

George E Wilson

 1 Jan 1940 Reposted as Wg Cdr - Training
Plt Off W G Moore  1 Jan 1940 Posted to RAF Bicester for Meteorological duties
Lt B J King  2 Jan 1940 Attached to HQ No 12 Group
Plt Off L W Carroll  4 Jan 1940 Posted in from RAF Cottesmore for Meteorological duties
Sqn Ldr C A Watt 10 Jan 1940 Posted in from the Air Ministry for duty as Sqn Ldr - Operations
Plt Off J H W Wilcox 11 Jan 1940 Posted in for Operations duties (Lost Raids)
Plt Off M S Lemaire 11 Jan 1940 Posted in for Operations duties (Lost Raids)
Act Flt Lt J A Shaw 15 Jan 1940 Relinquishes the acting rank of Flt Lt, reverting to Fg Off
Fg Off J A Shaw 15 Jan 1940 Posted to RAF Martlesham Heath for duty as Adjutant
Fg Off G R E Hayter 15 Jan 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Flt Lt whilst holding post of Flt Lt - Operations
Plt Off H M Wilson 16 Jan 1940 Posted in for Operations duties
Act Flt Lt E W Jeffreys 23 Jan 1940 Attached from RAF Wittering
Sqn Ldr Edward J Corbally 22 Jan 1940 Posted to RAF College for No 2 War Course
Sqn Ldr F K Damant 25 Jan 1940 Posted to HQ No 21 Group for Air Staff (Training) duties
Sqn Ldr C A Watt 25 Jan 1940 Reposted for duty as Sqn Ldr - Organisation
Act Flt Lt E W Jeffreys 29 Jan 1940 Relinquishes the acting rank of Flt Lt reverting to Plt Off on posting to RAF Digby (Sqn Ldr post)
SO B M Wardle 30 Jan 1940 Posted in from RAF Farnborough
Plt Off L W Carroll  1 Feb 1940 Attached to HQ No 30 Group for temporary duty
SO B M Wardle  4 Feb 1940 Posted to RAF Andover
Flt Lt J P Hinks  5 Feb 1940 Posted in from RAF Wittering for Equipment Staff duties but attached to RAF Wittering
Act Flt Lt H R E Hayter  5 Feb 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Flt Lt whilst holding post of Flt Lt - Operations
Plt Off G S Charlesworth  9 Feb 1940 Posted in from Directorate of Intelligence, Air Ministry for Intelligence duties
Flt Lt J P Hinks 11 Feb 1940 Reported for Equipment Staff duties on ceasing to be attached to RAF Wittering
ASO M E B Whittingham-Jones 27 Feb 1940 Attached to RAF Speke for temporary duty
Plt Off L W Carroll 28 Feb 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ No 30 Group and posted to HQ Component Field Force
Plt Off J A P Studd  1 Mar 1940 Posted as supernumerary to No 5 OTU for operational training
Fg Off R J Holland  1 Mar 1940 Posted in from No 264 Sqn as PA to AOC
ASO M E B Whittingham-Jones  3 Mar 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Speke for temporary duty
ASO A M Petters  8 Mar 1940 Attached from RAF Wittering for temporary duty
ASO A M Petters 11 Mar 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Wittering for temporary duty
ASO A M Petters 11 Mar 1940 Attached to HQ Fighter Command for temporary duty
ASO A M Petters 12 Mar 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ Fighter Command for temporary duty
ASO B C Beecroft 12 Mar 1940 Posted in as supernumerary for Personnel Staff duties in an advisory capacity
Plt Off R E Le Sueur 14 Mar 1940 Posted in for duty as DAPM and attached to HQ Fighter Command
Sqn Ldr P H Perkins 26 Mar 1930 Posted in from No 1 RAF Depot as supernumerary
Flt Lt H F Suren 26 Mar 1940 Attached from HQ No 13 Group for Intelligence duties
Flt Lt R A Drewitt 28 Mar 1940 Attached to RAF Digby for duty in the Operations Room
Gp Capt Herbert B Russell 28 Mar 1940 Posted in from HQ No 2 CFF for duty as Gp Capt - Operations
Wg Cdr G P O'Connel 29 Mar 1940 Posted to HQ, No 60 Group for duty as Senior Medical Officer
Sqn Ldr P H Perkins 30 Mar 1930 Reposted to HQ, No 12 Group for duty as Senior Medical Officer
Sqn Ldr P H Perkins 29 Mar 1930 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Wg Cdr
Flt Lt H F Suren 31 Mar 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 13 Group and attached to HQ Fighter Command
Plt Off F Littlejohns  1 Apr 1940 Posted in for Meteorological duties
Plt Off J R Jenkins  1 Apr 1940 Posted in for Meteorological duties
Flt Lt H F Suren  1 Apr 1940 Attached to HQ Fighter Command
Wg Cdr Stephen H Hardy  1 Apr 1940 Posted in as supernumerary pending assuming command of RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
Fg Off W E Taylor  4 Apr 1940 Posted to HQ Fighter Command for Organisation Staff duties
Fg Off A G Peters  9 Apr 1940 Posted in as supernumerary pending posting to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
Plt Off J H W Wilcox 11 Apr 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Fg Off as Flt Lt - Operations
Fg Off J G Scholey 13 Apr 1940 Attached from RAF Digby for temporary Operations Room duties
Fg Off A G Peters 15 Apr 1940 Posted to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey for Signals duties
Gp Capt H O Long 17 Apr 1940 Embarked at Southampton for posting to Middle East Command for Engineer Staff duties
Flt Lt H S I Pearson 18 Apr 1940 Posted in from RAF Sutton Bridge for Intelligence duties
Act Wg Cdr P H Perkins 18 Apr 1930 Promoted to Act (paid) Wg Cdr
Flt Lt H S I Pearson 20 Apr 1940 Attached to RAF Debden for temporary Intelligence duties pending posting to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
Sqn Ldr J F F Pain 21 Apr 1940 Posted in from RAF Debden for duty as Sqn Ldr - Operations
Sqn Ldr G A G Johnston 23 Apr 1940 Posted in from No 41 Sqn and promoted to Act (unpaid) Wg Cdr as Wg Cdr - Training
Wg Cdr

George E Wilson

23 Apr 1940 Posted to HQ No 11 Group (supernumerary, pending posting to HQ No 10 Group on formation)
Flt Off M D Henderson 24 Apr 1940 Posted in from No 3 Balloon Centre
Flt Lt R A Drewitt 29 Apr 1940 Ceased to be attached on posting to RAF Digby for duty in the Operations Room
Fg Off J D M Sutherland 27 Apr 1940 Reported for duty as supernumerary for Signals duties pending posting to RAF Coltishall
Plt Off F Littlejohns 30 Apr 1940 Posted to HQ Component Field Force
Sqn Ldr J F F Pain 29 Apr 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Wg Cdr on appointment as Wg Cdr - Operations
Act Flt Lt N Bury 29 Apr 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Sqn Ldr as Sqn Ldr - Operations
Plt Off M S Lemaire 29 Apr 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Fg Off as Flt Lt or Fg Off - Operations
Fg Off A E G Roberts  1 May 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Flt Lt as Flt Lt - Operations
Plt Off J H W Wilcox  1 May 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Fg Off as Flt Lt - Operations
Flt Lt R Williamson  3 May 1940 Attached from RAF Debden for Press Liaison duties
Plt Off W J Kerr  4 May 1940 Posted in for Accounts duties and attached to RAF Uxbridge for temporary duty
Plt Off H Wyllie  6 May 1940 Posted to No 60 Group for 'P' Staff duties
Plt Off W J Kerr  6 May 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Uxbridge for temporary duty
Plt Off J Wicks  7 May 1940 Reported for duty on posting in wef  6 May 1940
Sqn Ldr T H Wisdom  7 May 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ Fighter Command on posting to the Air Ministry or Press Liaison duties
Flt Lt G W L Darwin  6 May 1940 Attached from RAF Debden for Operations Room duties
Fg Off J G Scholey 10 May 1940 Posted in from RAF Digby for Operations Room (Lost Raids) duties
Flt Lt G W L Darwin 11 May 1940 Posted in from No 504 Sqn for Operations Room duties
Flt Lt H S I Pearson 12 May 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Debden on posting to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
Sqn Ldr G A G Johnston 13 May 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Wg Cdr as Wg Cdr - Training
Plt Off N T Marix 14 May 1940 Posted in from No 2 Ferry Pilots Pool for duty as PA to AOC
Plt Off N T Marix 14 May 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Fg Off
Fg Off W B J Webber 15 May 1940 Posted in from HQ No 11 Group and posted to RAF Coltishall for Administrative duties
ASO Z Paddon 15 May 1940 Posted in from RAF Sutton Bridge for Codes and Cypher duties
Fg Off J D M Sutherland 16 May 1940 Posted to HQ No 14 Group, RAF Component BEF for Signals duties
Flt Off P A Bayliss 17 May 1940 Attached for duty in connection with the enrolment of WAAF
Act Wg Cdr J F F Pain 19 May 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Wg Cdr on appointment as Wg Cdr - Operations
Act Sqn Ldr N Bury 19 May 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Sqn Ldr as Sqn Ldr - Operations
Act Fg Off M S Lemaire 19 May 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Fg Off as Flt Lt or Fg Off - Operations
SO M M C Taylor 20 May 1940 Attached for duty in connection with the enrolment of WAAF
Fg Off H C Simmons 20 May 1940 Posted in on appointment to a Commission in the A & SD Branch
Act Flt Lt A E G Roberts 21 May 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Flt Lt as Flt Lt - Operations
Flt Lt L Henshall 22 May 1940 Attached to RAF Coltishall pending posting
Sqn Ldr Walter K Beisiegel 23 May 1940 Posted in from RAF Staff College for Operations duties (Wg Cdr post)
ASO M A Taylor 23 May 1940 Posted in from No 16 Balloon Centre for Recruiting duties
Sqn Ldr Walter K Beisiegel 23 May 1940 Attached to RAF Coltishall for Operations duties (Wg Cdr post)
Fg Off D S Rapson 24 May 1940 Posted to HQ Technical Training Command for Codes and Cypher duties
Flt Lt T P Williams 24 May 1940 Posted in from HQ Reserve Command for Codes and Cypher duties
Sqn Ldr E J George 25 May 1940 Posted in from No 66 Sqn as Wg Cdr - Operations
Sqn Ldr E J George 25 May 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Wg Cdr as Wg Cdr - Operations
Act Wg Cdr E J George 25 May 1940 Posted to RAF Duxford for Operations duties
Plt Off J W Chance 27 May 1940 Posted in for Operations duties
Fg Off J D M Sutherland 27 May 1940 Posted in for Signals duties
Plt Off J Baker-Huber 28 May 1940 Attached from No 6 OTU for Intelligence Course
SO M M C Taylor 27 May 1940 Ceased to be attached for duty in connection with the enrolment of WAAF
Plt Off G B Burleigh 28 May 1940 Posted in for Operations duties
Plt Off J W Chance 29 May 1940 Posted to RAF Duxford for Operations duties
Plt Off G B Burleigh 29 May 1940 Posted to RAF Digby for Operations duties
Plt Off J Baker-Huber 29 May 1940 Ceased to be attached from No 6 OTU for Intelligence Course
Plt Off A H C Plunkett 29 May 1940 Attached from RAF Coltishall for temporary duty
Plt Off R E Le Sueur 30 May 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ Fighter Command
Fg Off J H Over 31 May 1940 Posted in on appointment to a Commission in the A & SD Branch for Operations duties
ASO M M Wade 31 May 1940 Posted in from RAF Rollestone Camp
ASO E Frampton  1 Jun 1940 Attached from RAF Coltishall for Recruiting duties
Flt Lt L Henshall  1 Jun 1940 Posted to RAF Coltishall for Administrative duties
Sqn Off E F Dacre  2 Jun 1940 Posed to HQ Balloon Command
Flt Off P A Bayliss  2 Jun 1940 Ceased to be attached for duty on posting to HQ Technical Training Command
Act Fg Off N T Marix  3 Jun 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Fg Off
ASO L H Orford  3 Jun 1940 Posted in from No 6 Balloon Centre
Plt Off J H Sprott  4 Jun 1940 Posted in as supernumerary for Operations duties
Plt Off J H Sprott  5 Jun 1940 Posted to RAF Duxford for Operations duties
Plt Off A H C Plunkett  5 Jun 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Coltishall for temporary duty
Wg Cdr J C Barraclough 13 Jun 1940 Posted in from No 5 ITW for duty as SOA
Act Wg Cdr E J George 14 Jun 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Wg Cdr as Wg Cdr - Operations
Wg Cdr P R Barwell 13 Jun 1940 Posted in from RAF Sutton Bridge for duty as Wg Cdr -Operations
Flt Lt C D Griffiths 12 Jun 1940 Posted in from HQ AASF for disposal
Flt Lt E S Williams 12 Jun 1940 Posted in from HQ AASF for disposal
Fg Off C E Malfroy 14 Jun 1940 Posted in from No 504 Sqn, AASF for disposal
Fg Off D E Cridland 14 Jun 1940 Posted in from No 504 Sqn, AASF for disposal
Fg Off J E Carruthers 14 Jun 1940 Posted in from RAF Hawkinge for Intelligence duties
Wg Cdr Walter J Seward 15 Jun 1940 Posted to No 7 OTU, as OC
ASO E Frampton 16 Jun 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Coltishall for Recruiting duties
Flt Lt C D Griffiths 17 Jun 1940 Posted to No 5 OTU for duty as a flying instructor
Flt Lt E S Williams 17 Jun 1940 Posted to No 5 OTU for duty as a flying instructor
Fg Off P H Curtis 17 Jun 1940 Attached from RAF Digby for temporary Equipment duty
Flt Lt J E Scoular 17 Jun 1940 Attached from No 73 Sqn
ASO M A Taylor 18 Jun 1940 Posted to AMES Darsham
Fg Off C E Malfroy 19 Jun 1940 Posted to No 5 OTU for duty as a flying instructor
Fg Off D E Cridland 19 Jun 1940 Posted to No 5 OTU for duty as a flying instructor
Fg Off F M Weiss 19 Jun 1940 Attached from No 7 OTU for temporary duty
Plt Off L P Hodson 19 Jun 1940 Attached from AI 1(k), Cockfosters Camp for Intelligence (Interrogation) duties
Plt Off R E Le Sueur 19 Jun 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Flt Lt as DAPM
ASO D M Ware 20 Jun 1940 Posted in from HQ Bomber Command for Administrative duties
Flt Lt C S Morice 21 Jun 1940 Posted in for Operations duties
Act Fg Off P H M Wood 21 Jun 1940 Posted in from No 5 Signals Wing, Halton for Intelligence duties
Fg Off T A FRancis 21 Jun 1940 Attached from No 46 Sqn for Codes and Cypher duties
Flt Lt C S Morice 22 Jun 1940 Posted to RAF Wittering for Operations duties
Flt Lt J E Scoular 23 Jun 1940 Ceased to be attached from No 73 Sqn on posting to No 6 OTU
Fg Off F M Weiss 24 Jun 1940 Ceased to be attached from No 7 OTU for temporary duty
Plt Off W G O Anderson 27 Jun 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command as supernumerary for Operations Room training
Flt Lt C H Mathias 27 Jun 1940 Attached to RAF Digby for temporary duty
Plt Off L L Barnard 28 Jun 1940 Attached from No 253 Sqn for temporary duty
Flt Lt J P Hinks 28 Jun 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Sqn Ldr on appointment as Sqn Ldr - Equipment
Wg Cdr J C C Slater 29 Jun 1940 Posted in from RAF Pembrey for Armament duties
Act Flt Lt J W Richards 29 Jun 1940 Relinquished the acting rank of Flt Lt on posting, reverting to Fg Off
2 Lt P H Tacey  1 Jul 1940 Attached from 1st Corps for Operations Room duties
2 Lt Ash Edwards  1 Jul 1940 Attached from 1st Corps for Operations Room duties
Maj Guy  1 Jul 1940 Attached from HQ 2nd AA Division for Operations Room duties
Capt Corlett  1 Jul 1940 Attached from HQ 2nd AA Division for Operations Room duties
Capt Armstrong  1 Jul 1940 Attached from HQ 2nd AA Division for Operations Room duties
Capt Whiteside  1 Jul 1940 Attached from HQ 2nd AA Division for Operations Room duties
Lt Webber  1 Jul 1940 Attached from HQ 2nd AA Division for Operations Room duties
Lt Elliott  1 Jul 1940 Attached from HQ 2nd AA Division for Operations Room duties
Lt Spencer  1 Jul 1940 Attached from HQ 2nd AA Division for Operations Room duties
Act Wg Cdr E J George  3 Jul 1940 Relinquished the acting rank of Wg Cdr as Wg Cdr - Operations
Wg Cdr G P Macdonald  3 Jul 1940 Posted to HQ Fighter Command for Armament duties
Plt Off C Y Williams  3 Jul 1940 Reported for duty wef 1 Jul 1940 for Operations Room training
Flt Lt C H Mathias  3 Jul 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Digby for temporary duty
2 Lt White  3 Jul 1940 Attached from 1st Corps for Operations Room duties
Capt Highman  3 Jul 1940 Attached from 1st Corps for Operations Room duties
Plt Off T B Burridge  8 Jul 1940 Posted in for Station Defence duties
Plt Off W P Endersby  8 Jul 1940 Posted in for Operations duties
Sqn Ldr J W A Hunnard  8 Jul 1940 Attached from RAF Wittering pending posting to No 14 Group
Fg Off W A Villers  8 Jul 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command for disposal
Fg Off R A Wyatt  8 Jul 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command for disposal
Plt Off B Van N Webb  8 Jul 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command for disposal
Fg Off T P Howland  8 Jul 1940 Posted in from HQ BAFF for disposal
Act Flt Lt R E Le Sueur  9 Jul 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Flt Lt as DAPM
Wg Cdr I A Bertram 10 Jul 1940 Posted in from the Air Ministry for Air Staff (Ops & Trg) duties, pending posting to No 14 Group
Plt Off P H Manners-Wood 10 Jul 1940 Posted to HQ No 10 Group for Movement Liaison duties
Plt Off P R Clapham 11 Jul 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command for Air Staff (Ops Training) duties
Plt Off B Van N Webb 11 Jul 1940 Posted to RAF Duxford for Operations duties
Act Fg Off J W H Wilcox 11 Jul 940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Flt Lt
Capt de Jersey 11 Jul 1940 Attached from 1st Corps for Operations Room duties
2 Lt Ash Edwards 11 Jul 1940 Ceased to be attached from 1st Corps for Operations Room duties
Plt Off S R Orski 12 Jul 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command for Air Staff (Ops Training) duties
Plt Off W M Mitchell 12 Jul 1940 Posted in from No 23 Sqn for Intelligence duties
Plt Off H E Lewis 12 Jul 1940 Attached from RAF Wittering for temporary Equipment duty
Sqn Ldr J S Maclean 13 Jul 1940 Posted in from RAF Digby for Operations duties
Fg Off G Colledge 13 Jul 1940 Posted in for Air Staff (Operations) duties, pending posting to No 14 Group
Plt Off P R Clapham 13 Jul 1940 Posted to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey for Operations duties
Fg Off A T Ryland 15 Jul 1940 Posted in from RAF West Raynham for Air Staff (Ops Training) duties
Plt Off S R Orski 15 Jul 1940 Posted to RAF Debden for Operations duties
Fg Off T P Howland 15 Jul 1940 Posted to No 204 Sqn as Adjutant
Fg Off R A Wyatt 15 Jul 1940 Posted to Air Ministry Unit for Intelligence Course
Lt Webber 15 Jul 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ 2nd AA Division for Operations Room duties
2 Lt Flint 15 Jul 1940 Attached from HQ 2nd AA Division for Operations Room duties
Plt Off C G H Galloway 17 Jul 1940 Posted in for Operations Training duties
Plt Off H W Cleland 18 Jul 1940 Posted in for Operations Training duties
Fg Off P H Curtis 18 Jul 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Digby for temporary Equipment duty
Act Flt Lt A T Ryland 18 Jul 1940 Posted to RAF Debden for Operations duties
Fg Off W A Villers 18 Jul 1940 Posted to No 26 EFTS, Rhodesia
Act Sqn Ldr J P Hinks 19 Jul 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Sqn Ldr on appointment as Sqn Ldr - Equipment
Plt Off E Cawston 19 Jul 1940 Posted in for Intelligence training
Plt Off C G Bardswell 19 Jul 1940 Posted in for Intelligence training
Act Fg Off D W Bridge 19 Jul 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Flt Lt on appointment as Flt Lt - Intelligence (Security)
Plt Off C G H Galloway 19 Jul 1940 Posted to RAF Debden for Operations duties
Plt Off H W Cleland 20 Jul 1940 Posted to RAF Coltishall for Operations duties
Flt Lt W Ridley 20 Jul 1940 Attached from HQ No 10 Group for Operations and Staff duties
Flt Lt G W L Darwin 22 Jul 1940 Posted to RAF Digby for Operations duties
Plt Off G R Hodgson 24 Jul 1940 Posted in as supernumerary for Operations Training duties
Sqn Ldr V B J Jackson 25 Jul 1940 Attached for Operations duties pending posting to No 14 Group
Plt Off G R Hodgson 25 Jul 1940 Posted to RAF Wittering for Operations duties
Plt Off W C Morecroft 25 Jul 1940 Attached from RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey for Codes and Cypher duties
Act Flt Lt G Colledge 26 Jul 1940 Posted to RAF St Eval
Plt Off E M Mitchell 23 Jul 1940 Posted to No 23 Sqn
Plt Off G R Hodgson 24 Jul 1940 Posted to RAF Wittering
Plt Off W G O Anderson 28 Jul 1940 Posted to RAF Digby for Operations duties
Plt Off G S Charlesworth 30 Jul 1940 Attached to HQ Fighter Command for temporary Intelligence course pending posting to No 14 Group
ASO M M Wade 30 Jul 1940 Attached to the School of Administration, Gerrards Cross
Act Flt Lt J W H Wilcox 31 Jul 940 Promoted to Act (paid) Flt Lt
Plt Off G S Charlesworth  1 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ Fighter Command and posted to HQ No 14 Group
Plt Off E Cawston  1 Aug 1940 Reposted to HQ No 12 Group for Intelligence duties
Plt Off C G Bardswell  1 Aug 1940 Reposted to HQ No 12 Group for Intelligence duties
Sqn Ldr J S Maclean  2 Aug 1940 Posted to No 7 OTU for flying duties
Plt Off H G Donald  3 Aug 1940 Posted in for Operations Training duties on commissioning
Plt Off H E Lewis  3 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached on posting to RAF Warmwell
Flt Lt J B Knocker  4 Aug 1940 Attached from HQ Fighter Command for Intelligence duties
Plt Off W J Kerr  4 Aug 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Fg Off as Fg Off - Accounts
Plt Off H G Donald  5 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Coltishall for Operations duties
Act Flt Lt E Swale  5 Aug 1940 Attached to HQ Fighter Command for Intelligence duties
Plt Off J R Jenkins  5 Aug 1940 Posted to No 98 Sqn, Iceland for Meteorological duties
Fg Off C P L Wilcock  6 Aug 1940 Posted in from HQ Bomber Command for Operations B duties
Plt Off D McFarlane  6 Aug 1940 Attached from RAF Digby
Act Sqn Ldr T F Hosking  7 Aug 1940 Posted in from RAF Duxford for Controller duties and promoted to Act (unpaid) Wg Cdr
Fg Off C P L Wilcock  9 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Duxford
Act Flt Lt D W Bridge 10 Aug 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Flt Lt
Wg Cdr I A Bertram 10 Aug 1940 Posted to HQ, No 14 Group
Plt Off H R W Ellison 10 Aug 1940 Posted in for Operations Training duties on commissioning
ASO M M Wade 10 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached to the School of Administration, Gerrards Cross
Plt Off H R W Ellison 12 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Wittering for Operations Room duties
Act Flt Lt E Swale 12 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ Fighter Command on posting to HQ No 9 Group
Flt Lt J B Knocker 12 Aug 1940 Posted in on ceasing to be attached from HQ Fighter Command
Plt Off F Noble 12 Aug 1940 Posted in for Operations Training duties on commissioning
Sqn Ldr Herbert W Mermagen 12 Aug 1940 Attached from HQ No 9 Group
Plt Off F Noble 14 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Wittering for Operations duties
APO B Sims 14 Aug 1940 Posted in for Operations Training duties on commissioning
Plt Off D McFarlane 14 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Digby
Plt Off F Noble 14 Aug 1940 Posted in from RAF Wittering for Operations duties
Plt Off J C Rattle 15 Aug 1940 Posted in for Operations Training duties on commissioning
Plt Off K H G Tilley 16 Aug 1940 Posted in for Operations Training duties on commissioning
APO B Sims 16 Aug 1940 Attached to RAF Church Fenton
Sqn Ldr V B J Jackson 17 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached for Operations duties on posting to RAF Dyce
Plt Off J S Hobhouse 15 Aug 1940 Attached from No 600 Sqn, RAF Manston for Gunnery duties
2 Lt White 17 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached from 1st Corps for Operations Room duties
Capt Ford 18 Aug 1940 Attached from 1st Corps for Operations Room duties
Act Flt Lt A Young 18 Aug 1940 Attached from RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey for Operations duties
Plt Off K H G Tilley 18 Aug 1940 Attached to RAF Digby for Operations duties pending posting
ASO M D Gardner 18 Aug 1940 Posted in from WAAF Depot for Codes and Cypher duties
Plt Off W C Morecroft 19 Aug 1940 Posted to HQ No 26 Group for Codes and Cypher duties
Plt Off R G Stafford 19 Aug 1940 Posted in for Operations Training on commissioning
Flt Lt N D Neeves 19 Aug 1940 Attached from RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey for temporary Equipment duties
Act Flt Lt D W Bridge 19 Aug 1940 Attached to AI 1a, Air Ministry
Plt Off R G Stafford 20 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey for Operations duties
Plt Off C G Bardswell 20 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Watton for Intelligence duties
Sqn Ldr J O W Oliver 20 Aug 1940 Attached from HQ Fighter Command
Sqn Ldr J W A Hunnard 20 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached on posting to RAF Dyce
Capt de Jersey 20 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached from 1st Corps for Operations Room duties
Lt Spencer 20 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ 2nd AA Division for Operations Room duties
Capt Ford 21 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached from 1st Corps for Operations Room duties
Fg Off Skinner 21 Aug 1940 Attached from 1st Corps for Operations Room duties
Plt Off H H Kaye 21 Aug 1940 Posted in for Operations Training on commissioning
Plt Off J A Green 21 Aug 1940 Posted in for Operations Training on commissioning
Wg Cdr G A G Johnston 21 Aug 1940 Attached to No 1 RAF Depot pending posting overseas
Act Flt Lt D W Bridge 21 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached to AI 1a, Air Ministry on posting to RAF Carew Cheriton
Plt Off W P Endersby 21 Aug 1940 Attached to HQ No 14 Group
Plt Off A R Armstrong 22 Aug 1940 Attached to RAF Wittering for Operations duties pending posting to RAF Aldergrove
Sqn Ldr E R Bitmead 22 Aug 1940 Attached from RAF Digby
Plt Off H H Kaye 23 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey for Operations duties
Plt Off J A Green 23 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Coltishall for Operations duties
2 Lt Kelley 23 Aug 1940 Attached from 1st Corps for Operations Room duties
2 Lt Newby 24 Aug 1940 Attached from 1st Corps for Operations Room duties
Plt Off D J Farquharson 24 Aug 1940 Posted in for Operations Training on commissioning
A/Cdre Wilfred A McClaughry 24 Aug 1940 Attached from No 1 RAF Depot for temporary duty
Plt Off W J Kerr 25 Aug 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Fg Off as Fg Off - Accounts
Plt Off T F Mitchell 25 Aug 1940 Posted in for Operations Training on commissioning
Plt Off S E Ellis 25 Aug 1940 Posted in from Officers' School, Loughborough for Operations Training
Plt Off S G Thompson 26 Aug 1940 Posted in from RAF Duxford for Operations Training on commissioning
ASO M M Wade 26 Aug 1940 Posted to HQ Flying Training Command
Wg Cdr G H Bowman 26 Aug 1940 Attached from HQ Fighter Command pending posting to No 9 Group as Sector Commander
Plt Off D S Horner 26 Aug 1940 Posted in from Officers' School, Loughborough as supernumerary for Intelligence duties
Plt Off D J Farquharson 27 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Duxford for Operations duties
Capt de Jersey 27 Aug 1940 Attached from 1st Corps for Operations Room duties
Plt Off H H R Schleman 28 Aug 1940 Posted in for Operations Training on commissioning
Plt Off F Allsop 26 Aug 1940 Posted in as supernumerary for Operations Training on commissioning
Plt Off A D McLean 28 Aug 1940 Posted in for Operations Training on commissioning
Plt Off R Greville-Heygate 28 Aug 1940 Posted in for Operations Training on commissioning
Plt Off S G Thompson 28 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Digby for Operations duties
Plt Off T F Mitchell 28 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Wittering for Operations duties
Plt Off S E Ellis 28 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Duxford for Operations duties
Plt Off F Allsop 28 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Digby as supernumerary for Operations duties
Plt Off H H R Schleman 28 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Coltishall for Operations duties
Act Wg Cdr T F Hosking 28 Aug 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Wg Cdr
Sqn Ldr E R Bitmead 28 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Duxford on ceasing to be attached
Plt Off W T Baker 29 Aug 1940 Posted in from Officers' School, Loughborough for Operations Room training
Plt Off L F Miller 29 Aug 1940 Posted in from Officers' School, Loughborough for Operations Room training
Plt Off J A Scott 29 Aug 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command for temporary Intelligence duties
Plt Off E A Summers 29 Aug 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command for temporary Intelligence duties
Plt Off P J A Scott 29 Aug 1940 Attached on posting to HQ No 9 Group for Intelligence duties
Capt de Jersey 29 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached from 1st Corps for Operations Room duties
Plt Off R Greville-Heygate 30 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Wittering for Operations duties
Plt Off A D McLean 30 Aug 1940 Posted to RAF Duxford for Operations duties
Plt Off E A Summers 31 Aug 1940 Posted RAF Coltishall for Intelligence duties
Capt de Jersey 31 Aug 1940 Attached from 1st Corps for Operations Room duties
Fg Off Skinner 31 Aug 1940 Ceased to be attached from 1st Corps for Operations Room duties
Fg Off F J Cridlan  1 Sep 1940 Attached from RAF Tangmere for Intelligence duties
Fg Off J H Over  1 Sep 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Flt Lt
Plt Off L L Barnard  1 Sep 1940 Posted in from No 253 Sqn for Intelligence duty
Sqn Ldr J W C More  1 Sep 1940 Attached from HQ No 9 Group
Plt Off A R Armstrong  2 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Aldergrove
Plt Off R Dobson  2 Sep 1940 Posted in from Officers' School, Loughborough for Operations Room training
Plt Off E H G Evans  2 Sep 1940 Posted in from Officers' School, Loughborough for Operations Room training
A/Cdre Wilfred A McClaughry  3 Sep 1940 Posted in from No 1 RAF Depot wef 24 Aug 1940 pending posting to No 9 Group
Fg Off F J Cridlan  3 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey for Intelligence duties on ceasing to be attached
Plt Off W T Baker  3 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
Plt Off L F Miller  3 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Wittering
Plt Off E H G Evans  4 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
Plt Off R Dobson  4 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Coltishall
Sqn Ldr E C Passmore  4 Sep 1940 Attached from HQ No 9 Group
Flt Lt N D Neeves  4 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey for temporary Equipment duties
Sqn Ldr J M Watson  5 Sep 1940 Attached from HQ No 9 Group for Operations Room training
Plt Off B W Clarke  6 Sep 1940 Posted in from RAF Loughborough as PT Officer
Flt Lt R W Hase  6 Sep 1940 Posted in from RAF Wittering for Signals duties
Plt Off B M Castle  7 Sep 1940 Posted in for Operations Room training on commissioning
Plt Off J S Ferguson  7 Sep 1940 Posted in for Operations Room training on commissioning
Plt Off J M Williamson  7 Sep 1940 Posted in for Operations Room training on commissioning
Plt Off N Dawson  8 Sep 1940 Posted in for Operations training on commissioning
Plt Off G B H Currie  8 Sep 1940 Posted in for Operations training on commissioning
Wg Cdr G A G Johnston  8 Sep 1940 Posted to Middle East Command
Sqn Ldr J B Sims  7 Sep 1940 Attached from HQ No 9 Group on posting from RAF Grantham for Organisation duties
Flt Lt R W Hase  7 Sep 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Sqn Ldr whilst filling the post of Sqn Ldr Signals
Plt Off J M Williamson  9 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Coltishall
Plt Off B M Castle  9 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Church Fenton
Plt Off J S Ferguson  9 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
Plt Off Kenneth B S Willder  9 Sep 1940 Posted in from RAF Cranwell for Signals duties
Plt Off B W Clarke  9 Sep 1940 Attached to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey as PT Officer
Plt Off N Dawson 10 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Church Fenton
Plt Off G B H Currie 10 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
Plt Off R D Hyde 10 Sep 1940 Posted in for Operations training on commissioning
Plt Off J M McGuffie 10 Sep 1940 Posted in for Operations training on commissioning
Plt Off G F C Halahan 10 Sep 1940 Posted in for Operations training
Sqn Ldr Herbert W Mermagen 11 Sep 1940 Attached to No 266 Sqn
Plt Off Kenneth B S Willder 11 Sep 1940 Attached to RAF Wittering for Signals duties
Plt Off R D Hyde 12 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Wittering
Plt Off J M McCuffie 12 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Wittering
Plt Off G F C Halahan 12 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Digby
Act Flt Lt E Swale 12 Sep 1940 Attached from HQ No 9 Group on ceasing to be attached to HQ Fighter Command for Intelligence duties
Flt Lt H Preston 12 Sep 1940 Attached from HQ No 9 Group on ceasing to be attached to HQ Fighter Command
Act Flt Lt A Young 15 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached and returned to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey for Operations duties
Sqn Ldr L S Thompson 16 Sep 1940 Attached from HQ No 9 Group for Operations Room duties
Plt Off J W Brown 16 Sep 1940 Attached from HQ No 9 Group
Maj Guy 16 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ 2nd AA Division for Operations Room duties
Maj Johnson 16 Sep 1940 Attached from HQ 2nd AA Division for Operations Room duties
Sqn Ldr L S Thompson 17 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 9 Group for Operations Room duties
Sqn Ldr E C Passmore 18 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 9 Group
A/Cdre Wilfred A McClaughry 19 Sep 1940 Posted to No 9 Group as AOC
Flt Lt H Preston 19 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 9 Group
Plt Off L L Barnard 20 Sep 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Fg Off
Act Sqn Ldr C D G Welsh 21 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
Sqn Ldr J B Sims 21 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 9 Group
Sqn Ldr J O W Oliver 21 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 9 Group
Act Flt Lt J H Over 22 Sep 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Flt Lt
Fg Off C R Prichard 23 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Wittering
Act Flt Lt A D Page 23 Sep 1940 Posted in from RAF Wittering for Operations duties
Gp Capt C W Hill 23 Sep 1940 Attached from HQ No 9 Group
Sqn Ldr B G Morris 23 Sep 1940 Attached from HQ No 9 Group
Plt Off W P Endersby 23 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ No 14 Group and attached to HQ No 12 Group
Plt Off W P Endersby 23 Sep 1940 Posted to HQ No 9 Group
Act Fg Off P R Clapham 22 Sep 1940 Attached from RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
Plt Off J W Brown 24 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 9 Group on being attached to RAF Digby
Sqn Ldr The Earl of Lincoln 24 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Digby for Operations duties
Plt Off S J Davies 25 Sep 1940 Attached from HQ No 9 Group via the Air Ministry
Plt Off E S Kennedy 25 Sep 1940 Attached from HQ No 9 Group via the Air Ministry
Plt Off H E G Banbury 25 Sep 1940 Attached from RAF Duxford via the Air Ministry
Plt Off H E G Banbury 26 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Duxford via the Air Ministry
ASO M H H Workman 27 Sep 1940 Attached from RAF Leconfield for Codes and Cypher duties
Gp Capt Wilfred H Dunn 27 Sep 1940 Attached from HQ No 14 Group for Operations duties
Plt Off P J A Scott 27 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 9 Group
Act Flt Lt E Swale 27 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 9 Group
Act Sqn Ldr R W Hase 28 Sep 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Sqn Ldr whilst filling the post of Sqn Ldr Signals
Sqn Ldr Kenneth B B Cross 28 Sep 1940 Posted in from RAF Digby for Operations and Training duties
Sqn Ldr Kenneth B B Cross 28 Sep 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Wg Cdr
Flt Lt R Williamson 28 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from the Air Ministry for Press Liaison duties
Act Fg Off R S J Lund 28 Sep 1940 Attached from RAF Wittering for temporary Operations Room duties
ASO Z Paddon 29 Sep 1940 Attached to RAF Leconfield for Codes and Cypher duties
Plt Off J S Hobhouse 29 Sep 1940 Attached to Rollestone Camp whilst attending No 28 Gas Course
Sqn Ldr B G Morris 30 Sep 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 9 Group
Plt Off Kenneth B S Willder 30 Sep 1940 Posted to RAF Church Fenton for Signals duties
Act Sqn Ldr A D Page  1 Oct 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Wg Cdr
Act Flt Lt J H Over  2 Oct 1940 Posted to HQ No 9 Group for Air Staff - Operations duties
Act Sqn Ldr L S Everett  2 Oct 1940 Posted in from RAF Hospital, Halton for Medical duties
Wg Cdr J M Watson  2 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 9 Group
Gp Capt C W Hill  3 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 9 Group
Sqn Ldr J W C More  3 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 9 Group
Fg Off L P Hodson  3 Oct 1940 Posted in from AI 1(k), Cockfosters Camp for Intelligence (Interrogation) duties
Plt Off B Sims  3 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Church Fenton
Plt Off B Sims  3 Oct 1940 Attached to RAF Wittering
Plt Off P S Williamson  4 Oct 1940 Posted in for Operations training
Plt Off W S Grace  4 Oct 1940 Posted in for Operations training
Plt Off A G Greatrex  4 Oct 1940 Posted in for Operations training
Plt Off H C Neville  4 Oct 1940 Posted in for Operations training
Plt Off G Westray  4 Oct 1940 Posted in for Operations training
Plt Off N B Weatherstone  4 Oct 1940 Posted in for Operations training
Plt Off S J Davies  4 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 9 Group via the Air Ministry
Plt Off P S Williamson  5 Oct 1940 Posted to RAF Church Fenton for Operations duties
Plt Off W S Grace  5 Oct 1940 Attached to RAF Wittering for Operations training
Act Sqn Ldr R W Hase  6 Oct 1940 Attached to RAF Yatesbury for Signals course
ASO G C Richards  6 Oct 1940 Posted in from the RAF Codes and Cypher School for Codes and Cypher duties
ASO M H H Workman  7 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Leconfield for Codes and Cypher duties
Plt Off A G Greatrex  7 Oct 1940 Posted to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey for Operations training
Gp Capt Wilfred H Dunn  7 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 14 Group
Plt Off N B Weatherstone  7 Oct 1940 Posted to RAF Digby for Operations training
Plt Off H G Donald  7 Oct 1940 Attached from RAF Coltishall for temporary Operations duties
Plt Off H F David  8 Oct 1940 Posted in for Operations duties on commissioning
Plt Off H G Donald  8 Oct 1940 Posted from RAF Coltishall for Operations duties
Flt Lt T P Williams  9 Oct 1940 Posted to HQ No 60 Group for Codes and Cypher duties
Flt Off M D Henderson 10 Oct 1940 Posted to HQ Fighter Command for Administrative duties
Flt Lt J A Bennett 10 Oct 1940 Attached from RAF Digby
Act Fg Off L L Barnard 10 Oct 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Fg Off
Flt Off A Stephens 12 Oct 1940 Posted in from RAF Wittering to command the WAAF Detachment
Plt Off H C Neville 12 Oct 1940 Posted to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
Act Fg Off A R Nook 12 Oct 1940 Attached from RAF Church Fenton for temporary Operations duties
Act Sqn Ldr R W Hase 12 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Yatesbury on completion of Signals course
Plt Off J S Hobhouse 13 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached to Rollestone Camp whilst attending No 28 Gas Course
Plt Off J Malson 13 Oct 1940 Attached from HQ No 9 Group
Plt Off J S Hobhouse 14 Oct 1940 Posted in from No 600 Sqn, RAF Manston for Armament duties wef 15 Aug 1940
Plt Off D J Everett 14 Oct 1940 Posted in for Operations duties
Fg Off J A Chubb 14 Oct 1940 Posted to No 50 Group Pool
Wg Cdr E J George 14 Oct 1940 Posted to RAF Baginton as OC
Plt Off E S Kennedy 15 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 9 Group via the Air Ministry
Flt Lt J A Bennett 16 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Digby
Flt Lt F H H Rowe 17 Oct 1940 Attached from RAF Wittering for GEO duties
Plt Off D J Everett 18 Oct 1940 Posted to RAF Duxford
Plt Off K H G Tilley 19 Oct 1940 Posted to RAF Digby for Operations duties wef 18 Aug 1940
Act Wg Cdr Kenneth B B Cross 19 Oct 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Wg Cdr
Plt Off W A P Wilkinson 20 Oct 1940 Posted in from RAF Mildenhall for Operations duties
Sqn Ldr Rupert H A Leigh 20 Oct 1940 Posted in from No 66 Sqn for Air Staff duties
Sqn Ldr Rupert H A Leigh 20 Oct 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Wg Cdr
Flt Lt F H H Rowe 20 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Wittering for GEO duties
Wg Cdr P R Barwell 21 Oct 1940 Posted to HQ Fighter Command
Plt Off C A Haselfoot 21 Oct 1940 Posted in from HQ No 1 Group for Operations duties
Plt Off S S Tierman 21 Oct 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command for Operations duties
Act Wg Cdr A D Page 21 Oct 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Wg Cdr
Plt Off C A Haselfoot 22 Oct 1940 Posted to RAF Wittering for Operations duties
Plt Off W A P Wilkinson 23 Oct 1940 Posted to RAF Church Fenton for Operations duties
Plt Off S S Tierman 23 Oct 1940 Posted to RAF Duxford for Operations duties
Plt Off F A Clarabut 23 Oct 1940 Attached from RAF Duxford for Equipment duties
Flt Lt S Brzezina 24 Oct 1940 Posted in from No 308 (Polish) Sqn for 'P' Staff duties
Plt Off R D Mainwaring 25 Oct 1940 Posted in on commissioning and attached to RAF Duxford
Plt Off W H Williams 25 Oct 1940 Posted in on commissioning
Plt Off C E Eden 25 Oct 1940 Posted in on commissioning
Act Flt Lt A R Nook 25 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Church Fenton and attached to RAF Wittering
Plt Off G C Reeves 25 Oct 1940 Posted in from RAF Loughborough
Plt Off C G Walkden 25 Oct 1940 Posted in from RAF Loughborough
Plt Off H Swallow 27 Oct 1940 Posted in on commissioning
Plt Off W H Williams 28 Oct 1940 Posted to RAF Coltishall
Plt Off C E Eden 28 Oct 1940 Posted to RAF Digby
Plt Off J M McGuffie 28 Oct 1940 Attached from RAF Wittering for Operations duties
Sqn Ldr S F Godden 28 Oct 1940 Attached from HQ No 9 Group
Lt (RA) Fairweather 29 Oct 1940 Attached from Royal Artillery
Capt de Jersey 30 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached from 1st Corps for Operations Room duties
Capt N R P Hyman 30 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached from 1st Corps for Operations Room duties
2 Lt P H Tacey 30 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached from 1st Corps for Operations Room duties
Plt Off L Courtier-Dutton 30 Oct 1940 Posted in on commissioning for Operations Room training
Plt Off F McD C Turner 30 Oct 1940 Posted in on commissioning for Operations Room training
Plt Off G C Reeves 31 Oct 1940 Posted to RAF Duxford
Plt Off C G Walkden 31 Oct 1940 Posted to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
Lt (RA) Fairweather 31 Oct 1940 Ceased to be attached from Royal Artillery
Plt Off J S Hobhouse  1 Nov 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Fg Off
Plt Off L Courtier-Dutton  1 Nov 1940 Posted to RAF Digby for Operations Room duties
Plt Off F McD C Turner  1 Nov 1940 Posted to RAF Duxford for Operations Room duties
Plt Off J R Tuttle  1 Nov 1940 Posted in on commissioning for Operations Room training
Plt Off D R Lloyd  1 Nov 1940 Posted in on commissioning for Operations Room training
Act Flt Lt P R Clapham  1 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
ASO M H H Workman  1 Nov 1940 Posted in from RAF Leconfield for Codes and Cypher duties
ASO Z Paddon  1 Nov 1940 Posted to RAF Leconfield for Codes and Cypher duties
A/Capt D S Packer  1 Nov 1940 Attached from 106th Hvy AA Regiment for course  in Operations duties
Act Flt Lt G R E Hayter  1 Nov 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Sqn Ldr
Act Flt Lt A E G Roberts  1 Nov 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Sqn Ldr
Lt E Devey  1 Nov 1940 Attached from HQ 2nd AA Division
Plt Off F H Lawrence  2 Nov 1940 Posted in on commissioning for Operations Room training
Plt Off J M Barton  2 Nov 1940 Posted in from RAF Ruislip on commissioning for Operations Room training
Plt Off J R Tuttle  4 Nov 1940 Posted to RAF Duxford for Operations Room training
Plt Off D R Lloyd  4 Nov 1940 Posted to RAF Digby for Operations Room training
Plt Off F H Lawrence  4 Nov 1940 Posted to RAF Church Fenton for Operations Room training
Plt Off J M Barton  4 Nov 1940 Posted to RAF Coltishall for Operations Room training
Capt J F Stewart  4 Nov 1940 Attached from No 9 Group
Act Fg Off J S Hobhouse  4 Nov 1940 Attached to RAF Digby
Plt Off H G Donald  5 Nov 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Fg Off
Plt Off P Wilson  7 Nov 1940 Posted in as supernumerary on commissioning for Operations Room training
Act Fg Off J S Hobhouse  7 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Digby
A/Capt D S Packer  7 Nov 1940 Attached from 106th Hvy AA Regiment for course  in Operations duties
Sqn Ldr Rupert H A Leigh  9 Nov 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Wg Cdr
Plt Off P Wilson  9 Nov 1940 Posted as supernumerary to RAF Church Fenton for Operations Room training
Flt Lt S Brzezina  9 Nov 1940 Attached to No 308 (Polish) Sqn for Liaison duties
ASO Falkiner 10 Nov 1940 Posted in from the WAAF Depot for Administrative duties
Lt E Devey 10 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ 2nd AA Division
ASO D M Ware 11 Nov 1940 Posted to No 8 Balloon Centre
Sqn Ldr S F Godden 11 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 9 Group
Flt Lt L S Everett 11 Nov 1940 Posted to CFS, Upavon for Medical duties
Fg Off A I P McKendrick 11 Nov 1940 Posted from No 6 Recruits Centre, Wilmslow for Medical duties
Fg Off Anthony G P Brightmore 11 Nov 1940 Posted from RAF Cranwell for Signals duties
Lt (RA) Fairweather 11 Nov 1940 Attached from RAF Wittering for temporary duty
Flt Lt S Brzezina 11 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached to No 308 (Polish) Sqn and attached to HQ No 9 Group
Plt Off R D Mainwaring 11 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached to RAF Duxford
Plt Off R D Mainwaring 11 Nov 1940 Attached to the School of Administration for No 4 Junior Admin Officers Course
Lt D I Heys 11 Nov 1940 Attached from HQ 2nd AA Division
Plt Off J Malson 12 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 9 Group
Plt Off R Greville-Heygate 13 Nov 1940 Posted in from RAF Wittering for Operations duties
Act Sqn Ldr G Clapham 16 Nov 1940 Attached from RAF Digby for temporary Operations Room duties
Flt Lt R Williamson 16 Nov 1940 Attached from the Air Ministry on ceasing to be attached to HQ Fighter Command
Lt D I Heys 16 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ 2nd AA Division
Act Fg Off J W Chance 17 Nov 1940 Posted to RAF Coltishall for Operations duties and promoted to Act (unpaid) Flt Lt
Flt Lt S Brzezina 19 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached to HQ No 9 Group
Plt Off J S Hobhouse 21 Nov 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Fg Off
Act Sqn Ldr A E G Roberts 21 Nov 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Sqn Ldr
Capt W H Kester 21 Nov 1940 Attached from HQ 2nd AA Division
Flt Lt J E Hinchcliffe 24 Nov 1940 Attached from HQ No 13 Group for temporary Operations duties
Plt Off G V Cottam 25 Nov 1940 Posted in from RAF Leconfield for Intelligence duties
Flt Lt J E Hinchcliffe 25 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 13 Group for temporary Operations duties
Act Fg Off H G Donald 25 Nov 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Fg Off
Sqn Ldr Pryor 27 Nov 1940 Attached from HQ No 9 Group
Plt Off J D Farmiloe 29 Nov 1940 Posted in from the Officers' School, Loughborough for Operations Room training
Fg Off Anthony G P Brightmore 30 Nov 1940 Posted to HQ No 14 Group for Signals duties
Flt Lt R Williamson 30 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached from the Air Ministry and attached to HQ Fighter Command
Plt Off R D Mainwaring 30 Nov 1940 Ceased to be attached to the School of Administration on completion of No 4 JAO Course
Sqn Ldr Pryor  1 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached from HQ No 9 Group
Act Flt Lt G V Cottam  2 Dec 1940 Attached to RAF Wittering for Intelligence Liaison duties with Observer Corps
Plt Off R D Mainwaring  3 Dec 1940 Attached to RAF Duxford for temporary duty
ASO M D Gardner  3 Dec 1940 Posted to RAF Duxford
Act Flt Lt C Webster  4 Dec 1940 Posted in from RAF Tangmere for Group Engineering duties
ASO S Wiles  4 Dec 1940 Posted in from the WAAF Depot for Codes and Cypher duties
Plt Off J D Farmiloe  4 Dec 1940 Posted to RAF Coltishall for Operations Room training
Act Flt Off B C Beecroft  4 Dec 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Sqn Off
ASO S Wiles  5 Dec 1940 Posted to RAF Yeadon for Codes and Cypher duties
Sqn Ldr J N Knowles  5 Dec 1940 Posted in from No 4 Bombing and Gunnery School for Armament duties
Plt Off C W L Codrington  6 Dec 1940 Posted in from RAF Loughborough for Operations duties
Wg Cdr Basil E Embry  6 Dec 1940 Posted in from RAF Southend for Air Staff (Night Operations) duties
Wg Cdr J C Slater  7 Dec 1940 Posted to No 8 Bombing and Gunnery School for Armament duties
Act Flt Lt J W Chance  7 Dec 1940 Promoted to Act (paid) Flt Lt
2 Lt Kelley  7 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached from 1st Corps for Operations Room duties
ASO Grey  7 Dec 1940 Posted in from WAAF Officers' School, Bulstrode
Plt Off R D Mainwaring  9 Dec 1940 Posted to HQ No 42 Group for 'P' Staff duties
Plt Off B Sims  9 Dec 1940 Posted to RAF Church Fenton for Operations duties
ASO Grey  9 Dec 1940 Posted to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
Plt Off E H L Hadwen  9 Dec 1940 Attached from RAF Leconfield
Plt Off C W L Codrington 10 Dec 1940 Posted to RAF Duxford for Operations duties
Plt Off J M McGuffie 11 Dec 1940 Posted in from RAF Wittering for Operations duties wef 28 Oct 1940
Act Fg Off R S J Lund 11 Dec 1940 Posted in from RAF Wittering for Operations Room duties wef 28 Oct 1940
Flt Lt John H Hunter-Tod 11 Dec 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command for AI duties
ASO L H Orford 12 Dec 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) SO
Plt Off W S Grace 13 Dec 1940 Posted to RAF Wittering for Operations duties wef 5 Oct 1940
Wg Cdr J W Turton Jones 13 Dec 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command for Air Staff duties
Plt Off W G Abbott 13 Dec 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command
Sqn Ldr Wilfred L Freebody 14 Dec 1940 Posted to No 11 Group for Engineer duties
Act Sqn Ldr G Clapham 15 Dec 1940 Ceased to be attached from RAF Digby for temporary Operations Room duties
Act Flt Lt C Webster 15 Dec 1940 Promoted to Act (unpaid) Sqn Ldr
AVM Trafford L Leigh-Mallory 16 Dec 1940 Posted to No 11 Group
Gp Capt Herbert B Russell 16 Dec 1940 Posted to HQ Fighter Command
Fg Off N T Marix 16 Dec 1940 Posted to No 11 Group
Plt Off H H R Schleman 16 Dec 1940 Attached from RAF Coltishall for Operations duties
Plt Off A Taylor 17 Dec 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command
AVM Richard E Saul 17 Dec 1940 Posted in from HQ No 13 Group as AOC
Flt Lt Muspratt William 17 Dec 1940 Posted in from HQ No 13 Group
Plt Off P E Lewis 17 Dec 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command for Intelligence duties
Fg Off A Taylor 18 Dec 1940 Posted in from HQ Fighter Command for Intelligence duties
Wg Cdr Basil E Embry 19 Dec 1940 Posted to RAF Wittering
Plt Off F Clarke 20 Dec 1940 Posted in from RAF Loughborough for Operations Room duties
Plt Off W A Parkinson 20 Dec 1940 Posted in from RAF Loughborough for Operations Room duties
Plt Off N G Abercrombie 20 Dec 1940 Posted in from RAF Loughborough for Operations Room duties
Plt Off W G Abbott 21 Dec 1940 Attached to RAF Digby for Intelligence duties
Plt Off F Clarke 23 Dec 1940 Posted to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey for Operations duties
Plt Off W A Parkinson 23 Dec 1940 Posted to RAF Duxford for Operations duties
Wg Cdr J F F Pain 23 Dec 1940 Posted to HQ No 11 Group for Operations duties
Plt Off N Jenkins 28 Dec 1940 Posted in from No 308 Sqn for Photographic duties
Act Sqn Ldr C D G Welsh 23 Dec 1940 Reposted to HQ No 12 Group for Operations duties
Wg Cdr C A Watt  1 Jan 1941 Posted to No 210 Sqn
ASO L H Orford  1 Jan 1941 Promoted to Act (paid) SO
Act Sqn Ldr C Webster  4 Jan 1941 Promoted to Act (paid) Sqn Ldr

Source - No 12 Group ORB

Unit Movements Jan - Dec 1940

 

Unit Date Notes
No 504 Sqn  8 Jan 1940 Moved to RAF Martlesham Heath
No 17 Sqn  8 Jan 1940 Returned to RAF Debden
Red & Blue Sections, No 29 Sqn  9 Jan 1940 Located at RAF Martlesham Heath
'A' Flight, No 610 Sqn  9 Jan 1940 Located at RAF Bircham Newton
No 610 Sqn 10 Jan 1940 Returned to RAF Wittering
Green Section, No 23 Sqn 10 Jan 1940 Located at RAF Digby
Blue Section, No 23 Sqn 11 Jan 1940 Located at RAF Digby
'B' Flight, No 213 Sqn 17 Jan 1940 Now at RAF Bircham Newton
'B' Flight, No 610 Sqn 17 Jan 1940 Returned to RAF Wittering from RAF Bircham Newton
No 46 Sqn 17 Jan 1940 Returned to Digby from Acklington
'B' Flight, No 213 Sqn 17 Jan 1940 Left RAF Bircham Newton for RAF Wittering
'A' Flight, No 611 Sqn 24 Jan 1940 Returned to Digby
No 504 Sqn 30 Jan 1940 Returned to RAF Debden
No 213 Sqn  2 Feb 1940 At RAF Bircham Newton
'B' Flight, No 46 Sqn  2 Feb 1940 At RAF North Coates
'A' Flight, No 610 Sqn  4 Feb 1940 At RAF Bircham Newton
Red Section, No 213 Sqn  4 Feb 1940 At RAF Bircham Newton
No 504 Sqn 11 Feb 1940 At RAF Martlesham Heath
1 Flight, No 29 Sqn 15 Feb 1940 At RAF Martlesham Heath
No 46 Sqn 21 Feb 1940 At RAF North Coates
Blue Section, No 611 Sqn 26 Feb 1940 At RAF North Coates
No 46 Sqn 27 Feb 1940 At RAF North Coates
No 17 Sqn 27 Feb 1940 Returned to Debden from Martlesham Heath
No 46 Sqn 28 Feb 1940 Returned to Digby from RAF North Coates
No 66 Sqn 29 Feb 1940 At RAF Horsham St Faith
No 46 Sqn  1 Mar 1940 At RAF North Coates
No 504 Sqn  1 Mar 1940 At RAF Martlesham Heath
'B' Flight, No 29 Sqn  1 Mar 1940 At RAF Martlesham Heath
No 610 Sqn  1 Mar 1940 At RAF Bircham Newton
'A' Flight, No 19 Sqn  1 Mar 1940 At RAF Horsham St Faith
No 46 Sqn  2 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Digby
'B' Flight, No 610 Sqn  2 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Wittering
'B' Flight, No 213 Sqn  4 Mar 1940 At RAF Bircham Newton
'A' Flight, No 46 Sqn  6 Mar 1940 At RAF North Coates
'A' Flight, No 46 Sqn  7 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Digby
'A' Flight, No 611 Sqn  7 Mar 1940 At RAF North Coates
'B' Flight & Red Section, No 19 Sqn  7 Mar 1940 At RAF North Coates
'B' Flight, No 213 Sqn  7 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Wittering
No 610 Sqn  7 Mar 1940 At RAF Bircham Newton
'B' Flight, No 66  Sqn  7 Mar 1940 At RAF Horsham St Faith
'B' Flight, No 66  Sqn  8 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Duxford
'A' Flight, No 610 Sqn  8 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Wittering
'A' Flight, No 504 Sqn  8 Mar 1940 At RAF Digby
'B' Flight, No 19 Sqn 10 Mar 1940 Moved to RAF Horsham St Faith
'A' Flight, No 610 Sqn 10 Mar 1940 Moved to RAF Bircham Newton
'A' Flight, No 611 Sqn 10 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Digby
Red Section, No 19 Sqn 10 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Duxford
'A' Flight, No 46 Sqn 10 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Digby
'B' Flight, No 610 Sqn 10 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Wittering
'B' Flight, No 19 Sqn 11 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Duxford
No 17 Sqn 12 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Debden
'A' Flight, No 29 Sqn 12 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Debden
'A' Flight, No 66 Sqn 12 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Duxford
'B' Flight, No 19 Sqn 12 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Duxford
'B' Flight, No 610 Sqn 12 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Wittering
Yellow Section, No 19 Sqn 14 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Horsham St Faith
No 610 Sqn 15 Mar 1940 At RAF Bircham Newton
'A' Flight, No 611 Sqn 15 Mar 1940 At RAF North Coates
'A' Flight, No 66 Sqn 15 Mar 1940 At RAF Horsham St Faith
No 19 Sqn 17 Mar 1940 At RAF Horsham St Faith
'A' Flight, No 610 Sqn 17 Mar 1940 At RAF Bircham Newton
'B' Flight, No 29 Sqn 17 Mar 1940 At RAF Martlesham Heath
No 504 Sqn 17 Mar 1940 At RAF Martlesham Heath
No 17 Sqn 19 Mar 1940 At RAF Martlesham Heath
No 504 Sqn 19 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Debden
'A' Flight, No 29 Sqn 20 Mar 1940 At RAF Martlesham Heath
'A' Flight, No 19 Sqn 21 Mar 1940 At RAF Bircham Newton
'A' Flight, No 264 Sqn 22 Mar 1940 Became operational with Defiants in the Wittering Sector, stationed at Bircham Newton
No 213 Sqn 24 Mar 1940 At RAF Bircham Newton
'A' Flight, No 66 Sqn 25 Mar 1940 Moved to RAF Horsham St Faith
'B' Flight, No 66 Sqn 25 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Duxford
'B' Flight, No 213 Sqn 25 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Wittering
'A' Flight, No 66 Sqn 26 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Duxford
'A' Flight, No 29 Sqn 26 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Debden
'B' Flight, No 29 Sqn 26 Mar 1940 At RAF Martlesham Heath
No 229 Sqn 26 Mar 1940 Became operational with Hurricanes
'B' Flight, No 222 Sqn 26 Mar 1940 Became operational with Spitfires
'B' Flight, No 229 Sqn 27 Mar 1940 At North Coates
Blue Section, No 29 Sqn 27 Mar 1940 At RAF Martlesham Heath
No 504 Sqn 27 Mar 1940 At RAF Martlesham Heath
No 213 Sqn 27 Mar 1940 At RAF Bircham Newton
No 17 Sqn 27 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Debden
'B' Flight, No 46 Sqn 27 Mar 1940 At RAF North Coates
'A' Flight, No 264 Sqn 27 Mar 1940 Returned to Martlesham Heath as non-operational
'A' Flight, No 19 Sqn 28 Mar 1940 At RAF Horsham St Faith
'B' Flight, No 19 Sqn 28 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Duxford
'B' Flight, No 46 Sqn 29 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Digby
'B' Flight, No 611 Sqn 29 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Digby
'B' Flight, No 213 Sqn 29 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Wittering
'B' Flight, No 222 Sqn 29 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Wittering
Red & Blue Sections, No 610 Sqn 29 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Wittering
'B' Flight, No 46 Sqn 31 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Digby
'A' Flight, No 19 Sqn 31 Mar 1940 Returned to RAF Duxford
No 213 Sqn  1 Apr 1940 At RAF Bircham Newton
'B' Flight, No 19 Sqn  1 Apr 1940 At RAF Horsham St Faith
'B' Flight, No 66 Sqn  1 Apr 1940 At RAF Horsham St Faith
No 504 Sqn  1 Apr 1940 At RAF Martlesham Heath
No 29 Sqn  1 Apr 1940 At RAF Martlesham Heath
'B' Flight, No 46 Sqn  1 Apr 1940 At RAF North Coates
Red Section, No 229 Sqn  1 Apr 1940 Returned to RAF Digby
Red Section, No 611 Sqn  1 Apr 1940 Returned to RAF Digby
'A' Flight, No 19 Sqn  1 Apr 1940 Returned to RAF Duxford
Blue section, No 29 Sqn  2 Apr 1940 Returned to RAF Debden
12 a/c of No 29 Sqn  4 Apr 1940 Moved from RAF Wittering to RAF Prestwick
13 a/c of No 610 Sqn  4 Apr 1940 Moved from RAF Debden to RAF Drem
No 17 Sqn  4 Apr 1940 At RAF Martlesham Heath
No 504 Sqn  4 Apr 1940 Returned to RAF Debden
No 266 Sqn  7 Apr 1940 Moved to RAF Wittering
No 504 Sqn 13 Apr 1940 At RAF Martlesham Heath
No 17 Sqn 13 Apr 1940 Returned to RAF Debden from RAF Martlesham Heath
'A' Flight, No 266 Sqn 17 Apr 1940 At RAF Bircham Newton
No 19 Sqn 17 Apr 1940 At RAF Horsham St Faith
'A' Flight, No 266 Sqn 19 Apr 1940 Returned to RAF Wittering
'B' Flight, No 266 Sqn 19 Apr 1940 At RAF Bircham Newton
No 46 Sqn 24 Apr 1940 Released until further notice
'B' Flight, No 266 Sqn  1 May 1940 Returned to RAF Wittering
'B' Flight, No 213 Sqn  1 May 1940 Moved to RAF Bircham Newton
No 504 Sqn  7 May 1940 Returned to RAF Debden
No 17 Sqn  7 May 1940 Moved to RAF Martlesham Heath
No 222 Sqn 10 May 1940 Moved to RAF Digby as non-operational
No 29 Sqn 10 May 1940 Moved to RAF Debden as non-operational
No 264 Sqn 10 May 1940 Moved to RAF Duxford
'B' Flight, No 611 Sqn 10 May 1940 At RAF North Coates
No 504 Sqn 10 May 1940 At RAF Martlesham Heath
No 222 Sqn 11 May 1940 Declared operational
No 29 Sqn 11 May 1940 Declared operational
'A' Flight, No 229 Sqn 11 May 1940 At RAF North Coates
'A' Flight, No 504 Sqn 11 May 1940 At RAF Martlesham Heath
No 66 Sqn 11 May 1940 At RAF Horsham St Faith
No 17 Sqn 11 May 1940 Detailed for special patrols
No 504 Sqn 12 May 1940 Departed RAF Debden for France
No 17 Sqn 12 May 1940 At RAF Martlesham Heath
'B' Flight, No 29 Sqn 12 May 1940 At RAF Martlesham Heath
'A' Flight, No 266 Sqn 12 May 1940 At RAF Bircham Newton
'A' Flight, No 611 Sqn 13 May 1940 At RAF Digby
No 266 Sqn 14 May 1940 Moved from RAF Sutton Bridge to RAF Wittering
'B' Flight, No 611 Sqn 14 May 1940 Returned to RAF Digby
SHQ, RAF Coltishall 15 May 1940 Opened
No 17 Sqn 17 May 1940 Moved to RAF Hawkinge
'B' Flight, No 222 Sqn 17 May 1940 Returned to RAF Digby
No 19 Sqn 17 May 1940 Returned to RAF Duxford
'B' Flight, No 213 Sqn 17 May 1940 Moved to RAF Biggin Hill
No 213 Sqn 19 May 1940 Non-operational, one flight having returned from France
'B' Flight, No 229 Sqn 20 May 1940 Moved to RAF Kenley
No 17 Sqn 20 May 1940 Operated under control of No 11 Group until 25 May 1940
No 253 Sqn 20 May 1940 Operated under control of No 11 Group until 25 May 1940
No 263 Sqn 20 May 1940 Operated under control of No 11 Group until 25 May 1940
No 242 Sqn 20 May 1940 Operated under control of No 11 Group until 25 May 1940
No 229 Sqn 20 May 1940 Operated under control of No 11 Group
No 229 Sqn 21 May 1940 Released until further orders
No 504 Sqn 21 May 1940 Arrived at RAF Debden
No 87 Sqn 21 May 1940 Arrived at RAF Debden
'A' Flight, No 111 Sqn 21 May 1940 Arrived at RAF Digby as non-operational
No 264 Sqn 24 May 1940 Moved to RAF Manston
No 17 Sqn 24 May 1940 Moved to RAF Kenley
No 504 Sqn 24 May 1940 Moved to RAF Wick
No 19 Sqn 25 May 1940 Moved to RAF Hornchurch
'A' Flight, No 229 Sqn 25 May 1940 At RAF Digby
No 253 Sqn 25 May 1940 Arrived at RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey as non-operational
No 92 Sqn 26 May 1940 Declared operational at Duxford
No 264 Sqn 27 May 1940 Moved to Manston but returned in the evening
No 213 Sqn 27 May 1940 Moved to Biggin Hill
No 32 Sqn 27 May 1940 Arrived at RAF Wittering as non-operational
'B' Flight, No 611 Sqn 28 May 1940 Returned to RAF Digby
No 222 Sqn 28 May 1940 At RAF Hornchurch
No 229 Sqn 28 May 1940 At RAF Hornchurch
No 264 Sqn 28 May 1940 At RAF Manston
No 65 Sqn 28 May 1940 Arrived at RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey as non-operational
No 79 Sqn 28 May 1940 Arrived at RAF Digby as non-operational
No 111 Sqn 30 May 1940 Moved from RAF Digby to RAF North Weald
'B' Flight, No 65 Sqn 31 May 1940 Declared operational at RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
'A' Flight, No 79 Sqn 31 May 1940 Declared operational at RAF Digby
New Operations Room, Watnall 31 May 1940 Became operational
No 264 Sqn  1 Jun 1940 Returned to RAF Duxford as non-operational
No 56 Sqn  3 Jun 1940 Moved from from RAF Digby to RAF Wittering for reinforcement duties
Nos 32, 66, 92 and 266 Sqns  3 Jun 1940 At Martlesham Heath pending any further action on the Continent
No 56 Sqn  4 Jun 1940 Moved from from RAF Wittering to RAF North Weald
No 92 Sqn  4 Jun 1940 Moved from from RAF Duxford to RAF North Weald
No 242 Sqn  4 Jun 1940 Arrived at RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey as non-operational
No 79 Sqn  5 Jun 1940 Moved to RAF Biggin Hill
No 19 Sqn  5 Jun 1940 Returned to RAF Duxford and released for 48 hours
No 213 Sqn  5 Jun 1940 Arrived at RAF Wittering
No 65 Sqn  5 Jun 1940 Moved to RAF Hornchurch
Nos 19, 23, 213 and 222 Sqns  6 Jun 1940 Released
No 229 Sqn  6 Jun 1940 Non-operational
Nos 19, 213 and 222 Sqns  7 Jun 1940 Became operational
No 23 Sqn  7 Jun 1940 Released
No 213 Sqn  9 Jun 1940 Moved from RAF Wittering to RAF Biggin Hill
No 46 Sqn 15 Jun 1940 Arrived at RAF Digby as non-operational
No 242 Sqn 16 Jun 1940 Arrived at RAF Coltishall
No 17 Sqn 20 Jun 1940 Arrived at RAF Debden as non-operational
Coltishall Sector 23 Jun 1940 Became operational under No 12 Group control
No 66 Sqn 23 Jun 1940 Moved to RAF Coltishall
No 242 Sqn 24 Jun 1940 Declared operational at RAF Coltishall
No 17 Sqn 24 Jun 1940 Declared operational at RAF Debden
Yellow and Blue Sections, No 46 Sqn 26 Jun 1940 Became operational
No 242 Sqn 27 Jun 1940 Became non-operational at RAF Coltishall
'B' Flight, No 29 Sqn 28 Jun 1940 At RAF Digby as non-operational
Group Offices  5 Jul 1940 Moved from Hucknall to Watnall
No 242 Sqn  9 Jul 1940 Declared operational at RAF Coltishall
'A' Flight, No 611 Sqn  9 Jul 1940 Moved to RAF Ternhill
'A' Flight, No 253 Sqn  9 Jul 1940 Moved to RAF Ringway
No 17 Sqn  9 Jul 1940 At RAF Martlesham Heath
3 Sections, No 85 Sqn  9 Jul 1940 At RAF Martlesham Heath
'B' Flight, No 229 Sqn 11 Jul 1940 Moved to RAF Bircham Newton
No 253 Sqn 21 Jul 1940 Moved from RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey to RAF Turnhouse
No 264 Sqn 21 Jul 1940 Moved from RAF Duxford to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
No 310 (Czech) Sqn 28 Jul 1940 Commenced forming on Hurricanes at RAF Duxford
Church Fenton Sector 10 Aug 1940 Became operational under No 12 Group control
Debden Sector 10 Aug 1940 Operational control transferred to No 11 Group
No 310 (Czech) Sqn 17 Aug 1940 Declared operational at RAF Duxford
No 74 Sqn 18 Aug 1940 Declared operational at RAF Wittering
No 302 (Polish) Sqn 19 Aug 1940 Declared operational at RAF Leconfield
No 264 Sqn 21 Aug 1940 Moved from RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey to RAF Hornchurch
No 264 Sqn 29 Aug 1940 Moved from RAF Hornchurch to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
No 222 Sqn 29 Aug 1940 Moved to RAF Hornchurch
No 46 Sqn  2 Sep 1940 Moved from RAF Digby to RAF North Weald
No 151 Sqn  2 Sep 1940 Moved from RAF North Weald to RAF Digby
No 66 Sqn  3 Sep 1940 Moved from RAF Coltishall to RAF Kenley
No 616 Sqn  3 Sep 1940 Moved from RAF Kenley to RAF Coltishall
No 73 Sqn  5 Sep 1940 Moved from RAF Church Fenton to RAF Debden
No 85 Sqn  5 Sep 1940 Moved from RAF Debden to RAF Church Fenton
No 616 Sqn  9 Sep 1940 Moved from RAF Coltishall to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
No 74 Sqn  9 Sep 1940 Moved from RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey to RAF Coltishall
No 229 Sqn  9 Sep 1940 Moved from RAF Wittering to RAF Northolt
No 1 Sqn  9 Sep 1940 Moved from RAF Northolt to RAF Wittering
1 Flight of No 23 Sqn 12 Sep 1940 Moved to RAF Ford
1 Flight of No 23 Sqn 12 Sep 1940 Moved to RAF Middle Wallop
1 Flight of No 264 Sqn 12 Sep 1940 Moved to RAF Northolt
No 71 Sqn 19 Sep 1940 Commenced forming at RAF Church Fenton equipped with Buffaloes
'B' Flight, No 611 Sqn 20 Sep 1940 Moved to RAF Ringway
No 312 (Czech) Sqn 23 Sep 1940 Declared operational at RAF Duxford
No 312 (Czech) Sqn 26 Sep 1940 Moved from RAF Duxford to RAF Speke
Caistor Aerodrome  7 Oct 1940 Became serviceable
No 302 (Polish) Sqn 11 Oct 1940 Moved to RAF Northolt
No 72 Sqn 13 Oct 1940 Arrived at RAF Leconfield
No 303 (Polish) Sqn 13 Oct 1940 Arrived at RAF Leconfield
16 a/c of No 64 Sqn 13 Oct 1940 Moved to RAF Biggin Hill
No 74 Sqn 15 Oct 1940 Moved to No 11 Group
No 44 Sqn 15 Oct 1940 Arrived at RAF Coltishall
No 242 Sqn 22 Oct 1940 Moved from RAF Coltishall to RAF Duxford
No 85 Sqn 23 Oct 1940 Moved from RAF Church Fenton to RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
'A' Flight, No 264 Sqn 23 Oct 1940 Moved to RAF Martlesham Heath
'A' Flight, No 85 Sqn 23 Oct 1940 Moved to RAF Gravesend from RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
No 307 (Polish) Sqn 23 Oct 1940 Moved to RAF Jurby from RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey
No 64 Sqn 11 Nov 1940 Moved from RAF Coltishall to RAF Hornchurch
No 222 Sqn 11 Nov 1940 Moved from RAF Hornchurch to RAF Coltishall
No 25 Sqn 25 Nov 1940 Moved from RAF Debden to RAF Wittering
No 29 Sqn 25 Nov 1940 All at RAF Digby
No 72 Sqn 29 Nov 1940 Moved from RAF Coltishall to RAF Leuchars
Speke Sector 30 Nov 1940 Transferred to HQ No 9 Group
Ternhill Sector 30 Nov 1940 Transferred to HQ No 9 Group
'A' Flight, No 242 Sqn  8 Dec 1940 Moved to RAF Horsham St Faith
'B' Flight, No 1 Sqn  8 Dec 1940 Moved to RAF Bircham Newton
No 611 Sqn 15 Dec 1940 Moved to RAF Southend

Source - No 12 Group ORB

June 1941

Location Command  
Watnell, Nottingham Fighter Command
  • SHQ RAF Coltishall

    • No 222 Squadron

    • No 257 Squadron

  • SHQ RAF Church Fenton

  • SHQ, RAF Digby

    • No 401 Squadron RCAF

    • No 402 Squadron RCAF

  • SHQ, RAF Duxford

    • No 19 Squadron

    • No 310 (Czech) Squadron

  • SHQ RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey

    • No 65 Squadron

    • No 121 (Eagle) Squadron

    • No 255 Squadron

    • No 452 Squadron RAAF

  • SHQ, RAF Leconfield

  • SHQ, RAF Wittering

    • No 25 Squadron

    • No 151 Squadron

    • No 266 Squadron

  • No 71 (Eagle) Squadron - Martlesham Heath*

* Station in No 11 Group

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Richard E Saul 17 Dec 1940 Air Officer Commanding, CB, DFC; later AVM
Personal Appointment
Fg Off C B Savory Pilot and Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre William B Callaway 16 Oct 1939 Senior Air Staff Officer, AFC; later AVM
Gp Capt J W Turton Jones 16 Dec 1940  
Gp Capt Herbert V Rowley  1 Feb 1941 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr I R Parker 26 Apr 1941  
Sqn Ldr N Wood 29 Aug 1939  
Sqn Ldr A D Page 23 Sep 1940 MM
Sqn Ldr H M Mitchell  3 Jan 1941 DFC
Flt Lt G R E Hayter   6 Sep 1939  
Flt Lt A E G Roberts 13 Sep 1939  
Flt Lt T F Hosking  7 Aug 1940  
Flt Lt C D G Welch 21 Sep 1940  
Flt Lt P R Foley  3 Mar 1941  
Fg Off H Rothery 26 Aug 1939  
Fg Off C H Mathias 21 Oct 1939  
Fg Off C H A A A Hankey 26 Feb 1941  
Fg Off K R Riddell 17 Apr 1941  
Plt Off J L Williams 21 Oct 1939  
Plt Off N Bury 26 Feb 1941  
Plt Off W F Lowe 17 Apr 1941  
Plt Off R Greville-Heygate 25 Sep 1939  
Plt Off G V Cottam 29 Sep 1939  
Plt Off R J S Lund 15 Jan 1940  
Plt Off H H R Schleman 22 Apr 1940  
Plt Off H F David 13 Nov 1940  
Plt Off N G Abercrombie 18 Nov 1940  
Plt Off R H Rose  1 Dec 1940  
Plt Off A Ivimey 30 Dec 1940  
Plt Off E B Eddy  8 Jan 1941  
Plt Off C R Horton 17 Apr 1941  
Plt Off R E Pilkington 17 Apr 1941  
Plt Off G D Johnson 17 Apr 1941  
Plt Off J M C Clayton 17 Apr 1941  
Plt Off H W M Coley 17 Apr 1941  
Plt Off F E H G Gibbens 17 Apr 1941  
Plt Off S J Wilson 17 Apr 1941  
Plt Off J G Staveley-Dick 17 Apr 1941  
Plt Off G M Kemp-Gee 17 Apr 1941  
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr J C Barraclough 12 Jun 1940 Senior Administrative Staff Officer
Flt Lt O D Norwood    
Flt Lt F B Jeffries    
Fg Off H C Simmonds 20 May 1940  
Staffs of the Services
Engineer
Flt Lt C Webster 24 Nov 1940  
Signals
Gp Capt A D H Foster 28 Feb 1939  
Sqn Ldr J C Bevan  9 Apr 1941  
Fg Off John H Hunter-Tod 10 Dec 1940 later AM
Plt Off B T T Pook  1 Feb 1941  
Plt Off E W Moeran 17 Apr 1941  
Armament
Wg Cdr J N Knowles  4 Dec 1940
Physical Training
Plt Off T H Topping 14 Mar 1941  
Accountant
Plt Off W J Kerr  4 May 1940  
Medical
Wg Cdr G W McAleer 26 Mar 1941 Senior Medical Officer, MB, ChB, DTM&H
Fg Off A I McKendrick  8 Nov 1940 MB, ChB
Meteorological
Dr A W Lee   Senior Meteorological Officer, BSc, PhD
Miscellaneous Appointments
Sqn Ldr W Riley  8Nov 1939  
Sqn Ldr G D M Blackwood  1 Jan 1941  
Fg Off J E Scholey 10 May 1940  
Plt Off E L Shankland  7 Sep 1939  
Plt Off W D S Montagu 26 Oct 1939  
Plt Off P W Ford  5 Dec 1939  
Plt Off B H Maloney    
Plt Off

T F Burridge

 4 Jul 1940  

Source - June 1941 Confidential Air Force List

July 1942

Location Command  
Watnell, Nottingham Fighter Command
  • SHQ RAF Church Fenton

    • No 25 Squadron

    • No 457 Squadron RAAF

  • SHQ RAF Coltishall

    • No 268 Squadron

    • No 278 Squadron

    • No 610 Squadron

    • No 1489 (Gunnery) Flight

  • SHQ, RAF Digby

    • No 288 Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Duxford

    • No 266 Squadron

    • No 609 Squadron

    • No 1426 Flight

  • SHQ, RAF Hibaldstow

    • No 253 Squadron

    • No 1459 Flight

  • SHQ, RAF Hutton Cranswick

    • No 308 (Polish) Squadron

  • SHQ RAF Kirton-in-Lindsey

    • No 303 (Polish) Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Wittering

    • No 151 Squadron

    • No 486 Squadron RNZAF

    • No 1453 Flight

    • No 1529 Flight

  • No 616 Squadron - King's Cliffe

  • No 137 Squadron - Matlask

  • No 400 Squadron RCAF - Coleby Grange

  • No 56 Squadron - Snailwell

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
A/Cdre Richard E Saul 17 Dec 1940 Air Officer Commanding, CB, DFC; later AVM
Personal Appointment
Plt Off D T Harrison-Sleap Personal Assistant to AOC
Air Staff
A/Cdre William B Callaway 16 Oct 1939 Senior Air Staff Officer, AFC; later AVM
Gp Capt

Stephen H Hardy

10 Dec 1941 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr J W A Hunnard 18 Nov 1941  
Wg Cdr K W Gough 24 Nov 1941  
Wg Cdr Rupert H A Leigh 10 Dec 1941 later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr N Wood 29 Aug 1939  
Sqn Ldr C D G Welch 21 Sep 1940  
Sqn Ldr P R Foley  3 Mar 1941  
Flt Lt G R E Hayter   6 Sep 1939  
Flt Lt A E G Roberts 13 Sep 1939  
Flt Lt Lord Waleran  9 Nov 1941  
Flt Lt N R Thompson 18 Feb 1942  
Flt Lt N Bury 26 Feb 1941  
Flt Lt K Holden  4 Nov 1941  
Flt Lt J S G Eyre 10 Jun 1941  
Fg Off A D Rankine 17 Jul 1941  
Fg Off A W J Cornwell  4 Dec 1941  
Fg Off J H W Wilcox 24 Feb 1942  
Fg Off G S Denby 30 Mar 1942 DFC
Fg Off D T le B Beaumont  6 Apr 1942  
Fg Off R J S Lund 15 Jan 1940  
Fg Off H F David 13 Nov 1940  
Fg Off A R Reeve  2 Apr 1941  
Fg Off D H Banks 12 Jul 1941  
Fg Off N H Kaye  1 Aug 1941  
Fg Off A J Brown 10 Mar 1942 MC
Fg Off G M Kemp-Gee 17 Apr 1941  
Plt Off F E H G Gibbens 17 Apr 1941  
Plt Off A W A Oliver 10 Dec 1941  
Plt Off J M C Clayton 17 Apr 1941  
Plt Off H N Hall 30 Apr 1942  
Plt Off B Ord 24 Sep 1941  
Plt Off C G Chartres 20 May 1941  
Plt Off L S Elwell 20 May 1941  
Plt Off C J Bradley 21 May 1941  
Plt Off F J Clyne 17 Jun 1941  
Plt Off R G D Elliott 21 Jul 1941  
Plt Off W Hickson  1 Aug 1941  
Plt Off J de Neut  6 Nov 1941  
Plt Off R H Oppenheimer 15 Jan 1942  
Plt Off G W R Shaw 28 Feb 1942  
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr J C Barraclough 12 Jun 1940 Senior Administrative Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr C W Cudemore 14 Aug 1941 MC, DFc
Sqn Ldr C C Boyd 19 Nov 1941  
Sqn Ldr F B Jeffries    
Flt Lt J H Ratcliffe 17 Apr 1941  
Flt Lt C H A A A Hankey 26 Feb 1941  
Fg Off A W Major  3 Dec 1941  
Fg Off T F S Burridge 11 Mar 1942  
Fg Off C W S Chalmers 19 Jan 1942  
Fg Off W G Barron  2 May 1941  
Plt Off N E Hart  1 Jul 1941  
Plt Off H Woodland 17 Sep 1941  
Plt Off J E Parker 22 Dec 1941  
Plt Off F Binns 22 Aug 1941  
Plt Off J S Starksfield    
Plt Off R B Rowden    
Staffs of the Services
Navigation
Flt Lt C robertson  1 Sep 1941 DFC
Engineer
Flt Lt H Z Foreman 10 Jul 1941 OBE
Signals
Wg Cdr John A Robinson 11 Jul 1941 later A/Cdre
Fg Off J B Fell 20 Jan 1942  
Fg Off A G Peters  3 Feb 1942  
Fg Off E W Moeran 17 Apr 1941  
Plt Off B T T Pook  1 Feb 1941  
Armament
Flt Lt H C Flemons 20 Dec 1941
Physical Training
Plt Off T H Topping 14 Mar 1941  
Equipment
Flt Lt S Campling 26 Aug 1941  
Accountant
Fg Off F W W Hollingham  9 Jan 1942  
Medical
Wg Cdr G W McAleer 26 Mar 1941 Senior Medical Officer, MB, ChB, DTM&H
Flt Lt F D MacCarthy 24Jan 1942 MRCS, LRCP
Meteorological
Dr A W Lee   Senior Meteorological Officer, BSc, PhD
WAAF Staff Officers
Sqn Off Y J Gough 20 Sep 1941 WAAF
RAF Regiment
 Lt Col J B Rosher 23 Feb 1942
 Flt Lt C W Mayhew 27 Feb 1942
Miscellaneous Appointments
Capt J H Eaton-Smith 12 Dec 1941  

Source - July 1942 Confidential Air Force List

December 1943

Location Command  
Watnell, Nottingham Air Defence of Great Britain
  • SHQ RAF Acklington

    • No 316 (Polish) Squadron

    • No 409 Squadron RCAF

  • SHQ RAF Bottisham

  • SHQ RAF Catterick

    • No 219 Squadron

    • No 1472 Flight

  • SHQ RAF Church Fenton

    • No 25 Squadron

    • No 26 Squadron

  • SHQ RAF Coltishall

    • No 64 Squadron

    • No 68 Squadron

    • No 278 Squadron

    • No 611 Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Digby

    • No 402 Squadron RCAF

    • No 416 Squadron RCAF

  • SHQ, RAF Hutton Cranswick

    • No 234 Squadron

    • No 16 Armament Practice Camp

  • SHQ, RAF Snailwell

  • SHQ, RAF Wittering

    • No 1530 (Beam Approach Training) Flight

  • No 130 Squadron - Scorton

  • No 604 Squadron - Scorton

  • No 309 (Polish) Squadron - Wellingore

  • No 2 Heavy Glider Maintenance Unit - Cranwell

 

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Malcolm Henderson 22 Nov 1943 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CIE, DSO
Air Staff
A/Cdre Arthur S G Lee 18 Nov 1942 Senior Air Staff Officer, MC; later AVM
Gp Capt B S Thynne  4 Jun 1942 AFC
Gp Capt

Robert J B Burns

28 Jul 1943 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr N Wood 29 Aug 1939  
Wg Cdr N Bury 29 Sep 1939  
Wg Cdr A H D Livock  1 Jun 1942  
Wg Cdr J R T Bradford 18 Feb 1943  
Wg Cdr G L C Roberts 17 May 1943  
Wg Cdr H St J Coghlan 11 Aug 1943  
Wg Cdr T W C Fazan 17 Jul 1943  
Sqn Ldr N R Thompson 18 Feb 1942  
Sqn Ldr F Garrett 12 Apr 1943  
Sqn Ldr A E G Roberts 10 Sep 1943  
Sqn Ldr K A H Mason 17 Jun 1943  
Sqn Ldr E T Mitchell 10 Sep 1943  
Sqn Ldr R H Oppenheimer 15 Jan 1942  
Sqn Ldr A D Rankine 17 Jul 1941  
Sqn Ldr K S Stubbs 19 Nov 1942  
Maj J H Eaton-Smith 12 Dec 1941  
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr S MacKenzie 19 Mar 1943 Senior Administrative Staff Officer
Sqn Ldr A W G Cornwell 13 Sep 1943 Organisation
Sqn Ldr S G U Considine 12 Apr 1943 Personnel
Flt Lt B G R Moore 29 Aug 1943  
Staffs of the Services
Engineer
Sqn Ldr A W Tillman 23 Mar 1943  
Signals
Sqn Ldr J G Guthrie  6 May 1943  
Equipment
Sqn Ldr R A Little 26 Oct 1943  
Armament
Sqn Ldr R T Beves 18 Aug 1943
Medical
Wg Cdr L V McNabb  7 Dec 1942 Senior Medical Officer, MB, BS
Meteorological
Dr A W Lee   Senior Meteorological Officer, BSc, PhD
WAAF Staff Officers
Sqn Off Y J Gough 20 Sep 1941 WAAF
RAF Regiment
Wg Cdr M A Toomey  2 Apr 1943
Sqn Ldr R W A Richards  1 Mar 1943

Source - December 1943 Confidential Air Force List

June 1944

Location Command  
Watnell, Nottingham Air Defence of Great Britain
  • SHQ RAF Acklington

  • SHQ RAF Church Fenton

    • No 307 (Polish) Squadron

  • SHQ RAF Coltishall

    • No 25 Squadron

    • No 316 (Polish) Squadron

  • SHQ, RAF Digby

    • No 504 Squadron

    • No 12 Group Communication Flight

  • SHQ, RAF Hutton Cranswick

    • No 16 Armament Practice Camp

  • SHQ, RAF Scorton

  • SHQ, RAF Snailwell

  • SHQ, RAF Wittering

    • No 1530 (Beam Approach Training) Flight

    • No 1426 (Enemy Aircraft) Flight

  • No 26 Squadron - Lee-on-Solent

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM Malcolm Henderson 22 Nov 1943 Air Officer Commanding, CB, CIE, DSO
Air Staff
A/Cdre Arthur S G Lee 18 Nov 1942 Senior Air Staff Officer, MC; later AVM
Gp Capt G A L Manton 15 Jan 1944 AFC
Gp Capt

Robert J B Burns

28 Jul 1943 later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr N Bury 29 Sep 1939  
Wg Cdr H St J Coghlan 11 Aug 1943  
Wg Cdr T W C Fazan 17 Jul 1943  
Wg Cdr E J M Lang  2 Oct 1943  
Wg Cdr A R Edge 14 Jan 1944  
Wg Cdr M S Anthony  2 Jan 1944  
Wg Cdr R E Bland 20 Dec 1943  
Wg Cdr G R M Knox 25 Apr 1944  
Sqn Ldr F Garrett 12 Apr 1943  
Sqn Ldr A E G Roberts 10 Sep 1943  
Sqn Ldr R H Oppenheimer 15 Jan 1942  
Sqn Ldr A L Horrell 10 Sep 1943  
Sqn Ldr F J Higham 26 Jan 1944 DFC
Sqn Ldr I G S Matthew  1 Feb 1944 DFC
Sqn Ldr J A Stedman  3 Feb 1944  
Sqn Ldr S R Painter 24 Feb 1944  
Sqn Ldr F E H Gibbens 17 Apr 1944  
Sqn Ldr M Tait  2 Jun 1943  
Sqn Ldr W G Barron  1 Feb 1944  
Maj R H Holmes 13 Dec 1943  
Administrative Staff
Wg Cdr W B H Muir  2 Jan 1944 Senior Officer i/c Administration, MC
Sqn Ldr A W J Cornwell 13 Sep 1943 Organisation
Sqn Ldr S G U Considine 12 Apr 1943 Personnel
Flt Lt B G R Moore 29 Aug 1943  
Staffs of the Services
Engineer
Sqn Ldr A W Tillman 23 Mar 1943  
Signals
Wg Cdr Clifford T Jackaman  2 Nov 1943 MBE; later A/Cdre
Sqn Ldr J G Guthrie  6 May 1943  
Armament
Sqn Ldr R T Beves 18 Aug 1943
Equipment
Sqn Ldr S Campling  6 Feb 1944  
Medical
Wg Cdr W G S Roberts 10 Feb 1944 Senior Medical Officer, MRCS, LRCP
Educational
Mr J B Barclay  8 Apr 1944 MA, RAFVR
Meteorological
Dr A W Lee   Senior Meteorological Officer, BSc, PhD
WAAF Staff Officers
Sqn Off K Coleman WAAF
RAF Regiment
Lt Col J L Grant 25 Nov 1943 MC
Sqn Ldr R W A Richards  1 Mar 1943

Source - June 1944 Confidential Air Force List

June 1945

Location Command  
Watnell, Nottingham Fighter Command
  • SHQ RAF Acklington

    • No 59 Operational Training Unit

    • No 19 Squadron

  • SHQ RAF Aston Down

    • No 55 Operational Training Unit

  • SHQ RAF Charter Hall

    • No 54 Operational Training Unit

  • SHQ RAF Chilbolton

    • No 41 Operational Training Unit

    • No 26 Squadron

  • SHQ RAF Church Fenton

    • No 125 Squadron

    • No 12 Servicing Init

    • No 13 Servicing Init

  • SHQ RAF Coltishall

    • No 303 (Polish) Squadron

    • No 307 (Polish) Squadron

    • No 316 (Polish) Squadron

    • No 11 Servicing Init

  • SHQ RAF Cranfield

    • No 51 Operational Training Unit

  • SHQ, RAF Digby

    • No 441 Squadron RCAF

    • No 442 Squadron RCAF

  • SHQ RAF Eshott

    • No 57 Operational Training Unit

  • SHQ RAF Fersfield

  • SHQ RAF Hawarden

    • No 58 Operational Training Unit

  • SHQ, RAF Hutton Cranswick

    • No 124 Squadron

  • SHQ RAF Milfield

    • No 56 Operational Training Unit

  • SHQ RAF Ouston

    • No 62 Operational Training Unit

  • SHQ RAF Preston

    • No 4 Instructors' School (EVT)

  • SHQ RAF Rednall

    • No 61 Operational Training Unit

  • No 12 Group Communication Flight - Hucknall

  • No 1 Squadron - Ludham

  • No 91 Squadron - Ludham

  • Gunnery Research Unit - Collyweston

 

Rank Name Date Notes
AVM John W Baker  1 Jan 1945 Air Officer Commanding, CB, MC, DFC; later ACM
Air Staff
A/Cdre Somerled D Macdonald 18 Sep 1944 Senior Air Staff Officer, DFC; later AVM
Gp Capt Patrick H Dunn  1 Nov 1944 DFC; later AM
Gp Capt G C Pinkerton 15 Sep 1944 OBE, DFC
Wg Cdr N Bury 29 Sep 1939  
Wg Cdr H St J Coghlan 11 Aug 1943 DFC
Wg Cdr M S Anthony  2 Jan 1944  
Wg Cdr G R M Knox 25 Apr 1944  
Wg Cdr J E MacLennon 28 Jun 1944  
Wg Cdr Cathcart M Wight-Boycott 11 Sep 1944 DSO; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr A H Rook 10 Jan 1945 DFC
Wg Cdr P B Ellwell  4 Apr 1945 DFC
Wg Cdr A R Walker  9 Feb 1945 DFC
Sqn Ldr F Garrett 12 Apr 1943  
Sqn Ldr A E G Roberts 10 Sep 1943  
Sqn Ldr R H Oppenheimer  1 Aug 1943  
Sqn Ldr A L Horrell 10 Sep 1943  
Sqn Ldr S N Linsell 18 Sep 1944  
Sqn Ldr V S Crothwaite 22 Sep 1944  
Sqn Ldr V H Ekins 29 Dec 1944 DFC
Sqn Ldr H R Allen 29 Nov 1944 DFC
Sqn Ldr the Hon Lord Dudley  9 Dec 1944  
Sqn Ldr A J Harvey  2 Jan 1945  
Sqn Ldr J G Rice 24 Feb 1945  
Maj J B Winter  1 Apr 1945  
Administrative Staff
Gp Capt

John M Warfield

9 Feb 1945 Senior Officer i/c Administration; later A/Cdre
Wg Cdr I R Campbell-Orde 20 Jan 1945  
Sqn Ldr E H M Paterson  7 Apr 1945  
Sqn Ldr S G U Considine    
Sqn Ldr R R Mitchell  1 Nov 1944 DFC
Sqn Ldr G W Colledge 21 Mar 1945  
Staffs of the Services
Engineer
Wg Cdr A N Jarvis 18 Sep 1944 OBE
Sqn Ldr N T Luce 15 Sep 1944  
Signals
Wg Cdr R J Kemsley 30 Sep 1944  
Sqn Ldr H S A Pitt  8 Feb 1945  
Sqn Ldr A E Spring 21 Sep 1944  
Armament
Sqn Ldr R T Beves 18 Aug 1943
Equipment
Sqn Ldr V De B Owen 10 Sep 1944  
Sqn Ldr S Campling  5 Mar 1945  
Medical
Wg Cdr A C Hendry  4 Mar 1945 MC, MB, ChB
Sqn Ldr N Scott-Taggart 14 Sep 1944 MRCS, LRCP
Educational
Mr J B Barclay  8 Apr 1944 MA, RAFVR
Meteorological
Sqn Ldr W J Grassick    
WAAF Staff Officers
Wg Off F A J Wreford 18 Sep 1944 WAAF
RAF Regiment
Lt Col J L Grant 25 Nov 1943 MC
Sqn Ldr R W A Richards  1 Mar 1943

Source - June 1945 Confidential Air Force List

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